Sligo Children's Book festival is a weekend long festival celebrating family literacy and creativity for parents and young children in County Sligo. This exciting festival takes place in the Hawk’s Well Theatre and in other venues in Sligo. The Hawk's Well run this festival with the children’s publishing phenomenon, Kids’ Own and the Model.
Parents and children are encouraged to play and celebrate early year’s creativity through a programme of book-making and performance events, with a special early years focus.
Kids' Own Publishing Partnership is a not for profit arts organisation and publishing house based in Sligo, serving the 32 counties of Ireland. They are the only dedicated publisher of books by children in Ireland. Kids' Own create exemplary arts opportunities for children and the professional that work with children. They work in short and long term partnerships with many institutions and organizations. Professional artists are catalysts for creativity within all of their work. They devise short term and long-term publishing and residency programmes in schools, libraries, youth centers, and crèches.