Patrick and the President
by Ryan Tubridy
illustrated by P.J. Lynch
Come and hear two master storytellers, Ryan Tubridy and P J Lynch talk about their stunning new picture book, ‘Patrick and the President’. Watch PJ’s illustrations unfold on the big screen and hear how Ryan was inspired to write about JF Kennedy’s trip to Ireland.
Broadcaster and writer, Ryan Tubridy has collaborated with Irish Children’s Laureate, Laureate Na n-Óg PJ Lynch to produce a beautiful picture book which tells the story of a young Irish boy preparing for the visit of John Fitzgerald Kennedy to his town in 1963. 'Patrick and the President' will be published by Walker Books in March 2017 ahead of the centenary of JFK's birth.
This event will be followed by a special ‘Patrick and the President’ book signing in the Lexicon Library and Cultural Centre, with music and pop up bookshop provided to entertain the queue. Please allow plenty of time after the event to meet Ryan and PJ and get your book signed.