Legends from Wales Series: Changeling, The by Malachy Doyle
  

Legends from Wales Series: Changeling, The

Written by Malachy Doyle
Illustrated by Jac Jones

Synopsis

Legends from Wales Series: Changeling, The by Malachy Doyle

The night the milk turned sour and all the animals were bewitched, the fairies came a-creeping to the bed of little Ifan. The world had turned sour for Twm and Gwyneth. Nothing was the same. Huw grew strong and happy still, but something had changed in his fair-haired twin, Ifan.

About the Author

Malachy Doyle

Malachy Doyle was born in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland in 1954. His parents had recently moved up from Dublin and named him, their seventh child, after a local saint. They lived in Whitehead, a small town at the mouth of Belfast Lough all his childhood; his father still lives there. He went to secondary school (Saint Malachy’s College) in Belfast, and then to Bolton, Lancashire where he studied for a degree in Psychology. Malachy taught in Leeds for a year, followed by six months packing Polo Mints. He then worked for seven long years in advertising, firstly for Rowntree Mackintosh in York and later for general foods in Banbury, before buying a small holding in West Wales.

To feed his wife, Liz, their three young children, Naomi, Hannah and Liam (now teenagers), and numerous goats, pigs and chickens, Malachy took a job as a care assistant in a local Residential Special School. For the next seven years he darned socks, patched jeans and generally looked after the children there, before being offered the post of Deputy Head at another Special School. They moved to Machynlleth, a small town on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, and three years later he began to write for children. He now writes full time, apart from visiting schools or escaping into the mountains, and his books are available in eleven different languages.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
36 pages

Author

Malachy Doyle
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Author's Website

www.malachydoyle.co.uk/mdpa...

Publisher

Pont Books an imprint of Gomer Press

Publication date

1st October 1998

ISBN

9781859026915


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