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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Conor Kostick wins Reading Association of Ireland Special Merit Award

Conor Kostick has been awarded the Reading Association of Ireland Special Merit Award in recognition of his latest book, Move, and for his overall body of work and contribution to science-fiction writing for children in Ireland. Below is a picture of the trophy:

There are more photos at the O'Brien blog. Below is the poster for the awards:

Epic is part of a Rice Krispies promotion in Ireland

Kelloggs, in association with Hughes and Hughes is featuring Epic by Conor Kostick on boxes of Rice Krispies cereal in Ireland. Kids are encouraged to collect coupons from the boxes which they can exchange for copies of one of the six featured books taking them to a branch of Hughes and Hughes. The books are:

  • Boo and Bear by Enda Wyley
  • Bertie Rooster by Maddie Stewart
  • Granny’s Teeth by Brianóg Brady Dawson
  • Mad Grandad and the Mutant River by Oisín McGann
  • Hazel Wood Girl by Judy May
  • Epic by Conor Kostick

Here is the front of the box.

Here is the rear of the box. The description of Epic is:

When Erik attempts to break the rules of the fantasy Epic game he is drawn into a web of conspiracy and deadly secrets. Epic is a spectacular and engaging story for readers of 10 and over.

There is a website for the promotion which has some more details about each of the books.

Here is the detail page for Epic

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