Just found out Hiudai Beag has been shortlisted for this award. This is the first time illustrators are being recognised for our contribution. The winner will be announced in the National Library on Tuesday the 15th of November 2011. To see all entries check out http://tinyurl.com/6jbjbkp.

In 2009 a book I illustrated “Cén t-am é?” was also shortlisted. Written by Siobháin Grogan this book teaches children to tell time through Irish.