And while we’re on the subject of admiration, I was pleased to hear that Siobhan Parkinson has been named Children’s Laureate of Ireland.

I can’t claim to be a life long fan, as I’ve only read one of her books.  But if you haven’t read Something Invisible, or at least given it to your favourite eleven-year-old, you should. It’s a quiet, intelligent, sensitive read (I know, weird, huh?). Didn’t make a huge splash when it came out, but then, it’s not a splashy kind of read.

Give or take a few fish.

P.s.  Nice cover too, if you can find the hardback.

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  1. bookwitch 7 years ago

    I’ve read another of her books, the title of which escapes me right now, which was also really good.

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