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About Pádraig Kenny

Pádraig Kenny is an Irish writer from Newbridge in County Kildare. He has a first class master's degree in Anglo-Irish Writing from Maynooth University, and he has taught English literature and creative writing. He has worked as a freelance arts journalist, and as a scriptwriter he has written drama and comedy for radio and screen. Tin is his first novel.

Accolades and awards

  • TIN
    Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards Children's Book of the Year 2018
    Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Award 2019

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New April books!

It’s officially spring! The sun is shining on us here at a Chicken House HQ and three fantastic little book chicks have just hatched. If you like fantasy and magic, April is the month for you. Here’s what's out now …

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Small, furry and born to protect: meet POG

We’re SO EXCITED to reveal the cover and title for Pádraig Kenny’s new standalone novel for middle-grade readers, Pog, which is coming out in April 2019!

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