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Pádraig Kenny

Pádraig Kenny is an Irish writer who hails from Newbridge in County Kildare. His debut novel Tin was Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month. It has been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and several other awards. His second novel Pog was an Independent Bookseller’s Book of the Month.
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