Children’s Books Ireland issued a statement after last week’s Irish Book Awards voicing concern over what it saw as the failure to honour award-winning illustrator Margaret Anne Suggs equally for her contribution to Pigín of Howth, written by Kathleen Watkins, which won the junior children’s book of the year prize.
Here, a broad cross-section of writers, ilustrators and publishers address the issue of equal recognition for illustrators of picture books.
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