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Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy - Authors

Chris O'Dowd is an award-winning actor, writer and director. He has appeared in many films, including Bridesmaids, The Sapphires and This Is 40. He has also starred in cult TV series The IT Crowd, Family Tree and Girls, as well as Moone Boy for Sky, which he wrote and directed with his friend Nick Vincent Murphy. Currently rehearsing for the Broadway production of Of Mice and Men with James Franco, he is due to work on Stephen Frears's forthcoming film about Irish journalist David Walsh and cyclist Lance Armstrong, playing the lead role of David Walsh. Chris is from Roscommon, Ireland, but is currently based in LA. He studied politics at Dublin University before training at LAMDA.

Nick Vincent Murphy is an Irish screenwriter from Kilkenny, now based in London. He studied English and History at Trinity College, Dublin, and did a Masters in Film Production at the Dublin Institute of Technology. In 2007 he was a writer on the acclaimed television comedy-drama series The Running Mate, and in 2010 his first feature film, Hideaways, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival before going on to win the Melies d'Argent Award for Best European Film at the Strasbourg Film Festival. In 2010 he co-wrote a short film, Capturing Santa, with Chris O'Dowd, as part of the Little Crackers series for Sky, which they then developed into comedy series Moone Boy, which recently won an International Emmy for Best Comedy.

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Reader ReviewedMoone Boy 3: The Notion Potion
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
The Notion Potion is the hilarious third book in the Moone Boy series, based on the Sky TV series from dream team Chris O'Dowd and Nick Vincent Murphy In a nutshell: surreal and hilarious knockabout comedy Martin Moone and his...
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Format: Hardback | Released 26/09/2017
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Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
Do you want your own bobble hat and your own imaginary friend - just like Martin Moone? Then join Martin and his friend Sean Murphy in the marvellous world of Moone Boy! Enjoy an exclusive new Moone Boy story, a...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedMoone Boy 2: The Fish Detective
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
Here we have another episode in the life of hapless eleven-year-old Martin Moone, related by his imaginary best-friend and sidekick Sean Murphy in as fine a free-fall stream-of-consciousness narrative as you could hope for, full of asides, tangents and footnotes!...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Fish Detective
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - November 2015 Book of the Month Here we have another episode in the life of hapless eleven-year-old Martin Moone, related by his imaginary best-friend and sidekick Sean Murphy in as fine...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 22/10/2015
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Reader ReviewedMoone Boy: the Blunder Years
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
One of our Books of the Year 2014 Martin Moone- one boy and a load of sisters! That means Martin is always in trouble of one kind or another. What would you do? When Martin asks his friend Padraic for...
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Format: Paperback | Released 23/04/2015
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Reader ReviewedMoone Boy: the Blunder Years
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
One of our Books of the Year 2014 Martin Moone- one boy and a load of sisters! That means Martin is always in trouble of one kind or another. What would you do? When Martin asks his friend Padraic for...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 23/10/2014
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