A Bright Light is Launched at The Model!

On Wednesday the 1st November we launched our fantastic new title A Bright Light, a book written by children from families who foster.

Kids’ Own Young Writers Group Comes To An End For Now!

Kids' Own Young Writers Group concludes after five wonderful years. Read more to hear about the last session.

Kids’ Own Youth Advisory Group is Underway!

Our first Kids’ Own Youth Advisory Group session has taken place!

Classic Kids’ Own Titles return!

Over twenty years since their first publication, Clotty Malotty and All Her Friends and Charley Barley and All His Friends have been reprinted!

Kids’ Own and EPIC: Empowering People in Care

We are delighted to announce another new Kids’ Own project where we will be working together with EPIC (Empowering Children in Care) and young people aged 14-18.

Kids’ Own is part of new pilot programme: the Arts in Early Learning & Care (ELC) and School Age Childcare (SAC) scheme

We are delighted to be part of a new pilot programme run by The Arts Council and the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY. )


Kids’ Own promotes and supports the innate creative capabilities of all children in Ireland through the arts and publishing. We are a children’s arts organisation and Ireland’s only dedicated publisher of books by children, for children.


Kids’ Own is Ireland’s only dedicated publisher of books by children for children. Browse our bookshop!

Look at this!

We have developed our archive of children’s artwork and writing from over 20 years of projects. This space is curated by Kids’ Own on an ongoing basis.


“Future Selves/ Dream Jars” Photograph (2016)