About Children's Book Festival

About Children's Book Festival

CBF LogoWelcome to this year’s Children’s Book Festival online! We are delighted to be able to bring you our Festival again. All our events this year will be online with a mix of pre-recorded sessions, that you can watch when it suits you, and some live events via Zoom, bringing great authors and illustrators right in to your classroom. 


CBF Brochure Cover 2021This year we have storytellers, illustrators, a music events for juniors, a puppet show and some great virtual author visits.

And you'll have a chance to win prizes for you and your school with our competitions. Win a book hamper, book tokens and more. There is literally something for everyone from ages 4 – 12 years and don’t forget to check out our Family Weekend.

Visit our Events Page to check out all the details of what's on. And make sure to enter our Competitions and be in with a chance to win some great prizes.

You can also download the CBF 2021 Brochure for details of all the events and competitions.

Booking Information for SchoolsRí na Mí

Schools can book an event by emailing childrensbookfestival@meathcoco.ie with details of your school, class and number of pupils. Please also include the name of the event(s) that you would like to book.  You will receive an email with the links to the Events you have requested. You can watch the event at a time that suits you.

Please note that there is limited availability for some of the events so early booking is advised.

Pre-recorded videos will be available for viewing on our YouTube Channel from the 1st to the 22nd of October.

Feedback Competition

Fill in our feedback sheet to be in with a chance to win a €120 Book Hamper. 

CBF 2021 Feedback Form
CBF Festival Brochure 2021 Meath