Arts Council NI Stories Tour 2016/17 in pictures

Published on: 9 Mehefin 2017 Author: Liz Canning

BookTrust NI are delighted to receive Arts Council NI Lottery funding to bring well-known authors and illustrators to visit schools across Northern Ireland.

In 2016 and 2017, authors and illustrators who went on tour included Ed Vere, Steven Lenton, Dan Freedman, PJ Lynch and Paul Howard.

Pupils in Newry, Dromore, Lurgan, Derry, Omagh, Enniskillen, Newtownabbey and Belfast got the opportunity to engage with the authors during interactive workshops, and received a signed copy of a book to take home following the visit.

These books form an important part of the BookTrust author tour providing a lasting legacy for the child and school.

Explore our gallery of images below to see the Stories Tour in action.

Arts Council NI Stories Tour 2016/17 in pictures

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Dan Freedman on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
Dan Freedman on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
Ed Vere on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
Dan Freedman on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
Paul Howard on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
PJ Lynch on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
PJ Lynch on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
Steven Lenton on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
Steven Lenton on the Arts Council NI Stories Tour
Dan Freedman gets a new footie (and book) fan

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Only Dan Freedman's hero Jamie Johnson is missing from this team photo

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Ed Vere delights an eager book fan at Ceara School in Lurgan

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Pupils from Dromore Central Primary School loved meeting Ed Vere... and Grumpy Frog!

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Author-illustrator Paul Howard with pupils from St Bernard's Primary School in Belfast

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Ireland's Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch with one of his creations

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A drawing workshop with Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch for pupils at Lagan College, Belfast

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It's the Steven Lenton tour... at King's Park School...

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... and at Whiteabbey Primary School!

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