Song For Our Sons

The Details

Name: Song For Our Sons

Location: Clarendon Dry Dock

Created by: Ashling Lindsay

Design Inspiration

This design is based on a book I illustrated for Andersen Press, written by Ruth Doyle titles ‘Song for our Sons’ Song for Our Sons is a book that encourages children to embrace their emotions and use their individuality to share a gentler and brighter world.

About the Artist

Ashling Lindsay is an Irish artist and writer from Belfast. Her picturebooks are published in more than 10 languages and have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, shortlisted for the Watersones Children’s Book Prize, The Klaus Flugge Prize and in 2020 won the KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Honour Award for illustration. She has an MA in Design and a BA in Visual Communication, both from Belfast School of Art. Recent projects include an illustrated biography for Alan Turing, for the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling series Little People, BIG DREAMS and an ACES award from the Arts Council NI to develop new work. Ashling is represented by The Bright Agency for children’s illustration and is a member of the illustrators guild of Ireland.

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