Children’s Ireland Book Conference

Megan Wynne blog

I was lucky enough to attend the Children’s Ireland Book Conference last weekend in the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield. What a super cool venue! John Boyne (one of my heroes) was interviewed by Robert Dunbar, and afterwards I asked John a question. How did he come up with the idea of a boy who floats for his children’s novel ‘The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket.’ He said that …