Marco: Moonwalker by Gerry Boland


Marco: Moonwalker by Gerry Boland

After escaping from the zoo and coming to live with Patrick and his mum, Marco proves to have many talents. Now Patrick discovers that Marco is also a musical genius - he can play the trombone, banjo and even moonwalk like Michael Jackson! 'Let's start a band', Patrick says, and Marco becomes a star. Then disaster strikes. He is spotted without his mask and taken back to the zoo. How will Patrick and Mum get him out again?


'great for bedtimes'

's Way 'a fun read for 6+' 'quirky and original

'gorgeous illustrations'

'a hilarious mix of energy and imagination'

'lots of hilarious antics'

'fast paced and full of fun'


'suitable for age 8 and upwards'

'an imaginative funny read'

'a great story' 'an ideal read for 7/8 year olds who are free readers and for reading with younger children 'illustrations are simple but illustrate the story perfectly 'looking forward to reading more adventures with Marco a great read -- Maternity & Infant Magazine

About the Author

Born in Dublin, Gerry Boland is a writer, teacher and committed environmentalist. He now lives in Roscommon and this is his first children's book. Aine Mc Guinness is from a small village on the East coast of Ireland. An early love for art led her to study animation at the National Film School of Ireland where she graduated with a degree in 2007. She worked as an animator until 2010 before starting her career as an illustrator. Her work is often inspired by childhood memories and nature and mainly combines digital and watercolour painting. Aine is currently based in Dublin, Ireland.

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Book Info


64 pages
Interest Age: 5+


Gerry Boland
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Publication date

27th August 2012



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O'Brien Press Ltd is an imprint of O'Brien


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