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Talented comic books artist, Maeve Clancy, visited Trim library last week for Children’s Book Festival 2011. 

Here are some photos from the day.  Looks like we have some very talented artists in Trim!

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Comic book artist Maeve Clancy visited  Duleek library last week as part of Children’s Book Festival 2011. 

She showed the children how to write, design and illustrate their own mini comics.  The children had great fun!

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Talented artist Maeve Clancy is in Duleek, Trim and Athboy libraries on Monday and Tuesday for Children’s Book Festival 2011.

Maeve will show examples of mini comics, talk about her work and how she goes about making it.

The children will write simple stories, design their main comic characters and break up their story into comic strip panels.

Sounds like a lot of fun!

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Children's Book Festival 2011 Poster

Children's Book Festival 2011 Poster

The Children’s Book Festival kicks off next month across the library network with 89 events to cater for all interests and age groups. – We’re looking forward to the penalty shoot-outs with soccer fanatic Tom Palmer, and Tarzan will be swinging from the rafters in Solstice promoting the revamped series by Andy Briggs.

We have plenty of home-grown talent too with return appearances from the much-loved Judi Curtin, Sarah Webb and Oisin McGann.

New to the festival programme are first-time children’s authors Nicola Pierce, Chris Judge and Debbie Thomas.

For the comic books fans we have some interesting comic book workshops running in a number of our libraries.

Finally we have storytellers, drama workshops, poetry writing and Canadian dance and music to wrap it all up. Enjoy!

All events are FREE.

Bookings via your local library.

Bookings are for schools only.

Children’s Book Festival Events in Meath Libraries 2011

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