Here And Book Again Bonus Ep: 23 Children's/YA Must Reads for 2023

Episode 30,   Jan 31, 2023, 07:19 PM

In this week's mammoth bonus episode, we are joined by the always amazing and fab Elaina Ryan (CEO of Children's Books Ireland) to help us pick and preview 23 Children's & Young Adult titles for the first 6 months of the year, a task which kept us on our toes. So many literary treats coming your way, SO many.
We are also delighted to welcome onto the pod (at 34mins 43secs) Authors of the Awesome Katherine Webber & Catherine Doyle as they discuss their fantastic fantasy romp, the Twin Crowns series.

(Please find below the full listing  of titles discussed and their release dates)

Age 0-4:

Twenty Questions – written by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Christian Robinson
-        April 6th 

Luna Loves Books by Joseph Coehlo
-        March 2nd  

The Slug and the Snail, written by Oein DeBhairduin, illustrated by Olya Anima
-        Feb 13th 

Wee Unicorn by Meg Mclaren
-        Feb 16th

Age 5-8:

Shop of Impossible Ice Creams 2 Big Berry Robbery & 
3 Perilous Pineapple Plot by Shane Hegarty
-        Feb 2nd & June 8th 

Adventure Mice – Otter Chaos, by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre
-        March 2nd 

Age 8+ :

The Time Tider by Sinead O Hart
-        Feb 2nd 

Milly McCarthy is a Complete Catastrophe by Leona Forde and Karen Harte
-        March 2nd 

The Wishkeepers Apprentice by Rachel Chivers Choo illus by Rachel Sanson
-        March 2nd 

The Lonely Book by Meg Grehan
-        April 6th 

Finding My Voice by Aoife Dooley
-        April 13th 

Fairy Hill by Marita Conlon-McKenna
-        Feb 27th 

Wider Than The Sea by Serena Molloy
-        March 16th 

 Greenwild: The World Behind The Door by Pari Thomson Illustrated by Elisa Paganelli
-        June 1st 

 Age 12-14:

Freya Harte is not a Puzzle by Méabh Collins
-        March 6th 

The Little Prince Illustrated Gift Edition
-        March 30th 

A Game of Life or Death by Triona Campbell

-        Feb 2nd

Promise Boys by Nick Brooks
-        Feb 2nd 

 Catfish Rolling by Clara Kumagai
-        March 2nd 

Lies We Sing To The Sea by Sarah Underwood
-        Mar 16th 

Twin Crowns (out now)
Cursed Crowns by Catherine Doyle & Katherine Webber
-        April 27th 

 Something Terrible Happened Last Night by Sam Blake
-        May 4th 

 The Dos and Donuts of Love by Adiba Jaigirdar
-        June 6th 

Honourable Mentions: 

Imogen, Obviously by Becky Albertelli (May 2nd)
Someone Is Watching You by Tess James-Mackey (Feb 2nd)
Aldrin Adams and the Legend of Nemeswiss by Paul Howard (Feb 2nd )

Global by Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano (April 11th)
Swimming on the Moon by Brian Conaghan (Feb 16th)
The Girl Who Fell to Earth by Patricia Forde