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Partnership with CBI

The Centre for Children's Literature and Culture, School of English, DCU, is delighted to partner with CBI (Children's Books Ireland) on its Bold Girls project: a project to celebrate women and girls in children’s books to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK and Ireland next year.

The Bold Girls project, which will launch on International Women’s Day 2018 (8 March), will see DCU partner CBI on activities that will include the publication of an 88-page Bold Girls’ Reading Guide, reviewing 122 English and Irish language children’s books that feature strong women and girls, and highlighting 18 Irish female children’s authors and illustrators. There will also be a school resource pack based on the guide.and illustrators. 

For more information see: https://www.thebookseller.com/news/cbi-taps-feminist-focus-642652

2nd October, 2017