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A Drop in the Ocean – The Little Island Blog

Welcome to the Little Island blog! Here you can read about Island events, latest news and some of our thoughts on the book business and publishing in general.
Hard at Play by Debbie Thomas

Hard at Play by Debbie Thomas

AuthorLittle Island Time

One of the best things about writing for children is writing with children, helping them to unlock their own creativity using words as the key. And it doesn’t have to...
Remembering Michael O’Brien

Remembering Michael O’Brien

AuthorLittle Island Time

When a beloved figure in their eighties dies, family, friends and colleagues are left with a sense of loss and sadness. But when Michael O’Brien died last month, the publishing...
The Making of a Carousel Lantern

The Making of a Carousel Lantern

AuthorLittle Island Time

by Lucy Kelly-Desmond In this special guest blog post, author and illustrator Lucy Kelly-Desmond shares the inspiration for her book The Horse, the Stars, and the Road (out now) and how she...
Books Create Waves: Little Island has had a (little) makeover

Books Create Waves: Little Island has had a (little) makeover

AuthorLittle Island Books Time

Dear friends and readers It’s been over a decade since Little Island first rose up out of the depths to appear on the horizon. A lot has changed since then,...
When books cross borders

When books cross borders

AuthorLittle Island Books Time

Bonjour! Little Island aspires to expand our own perspectives and those of our readers by publishing books in translation. A look at our catalogue reveals that we have published a...

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