Bouncing Away

2014-2015 What makes children happy? What are their coping strategies within their daily lives? And how should they be supported to develop as resilient individuals? In autumn 2014, Kids’ Own, in partnership with the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and the Psychology Service (PCCC) in Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan, began a collaborative book project with young people in County Sligo exploring children
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Rebellion in the Village

November 2013 A new model of publishing for Kids’ Own, this historical novel was written by 11 and 12 year old children in Scoil Ursula Primary School, Sligo, alongside their teacher Ms Hoey and Kids’ Own writer and poet Mary Branley. The children worked with Mary to research, plan, structure, write, illustrate and edit the book, the publishing costs for which were covered by pre-sales. As a historical novel – set du
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The Book Press at The Model, Sligo

Jan – March 2014 The Kids’ Own Book Press is a marvelous place to create your very own limited edition book! This 9-week programme, taking place in the Model, Sligo on Wednesday afternoon from 3–5 pm, gives you the opportunity to develop your book ideas guided by a professional writer, artist and bookbinder. All materials provided. Just bring your creativity! For children aged 8-9 years. €50 per child, for 9 weeks. B
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