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Malachy Doyle - Author

About the Author

Malachy Doyle is the acclaimed author of Digger and Lew, Big Pig, Teddybear BlueAntonio on the Other Side of the World, Getting Smaller and Too Noisy, illustrated by Ed Vere. His first teenage novel, Georgie, won the Tir na n-Og prize and his picture book, Cow, won an English Association Award for non-fiction. He also won the 2002 White Raven Award for Hungry! Hungry! He lives with his family (and his cat, dog, ducks and hens) in County Donegal, Ireland.

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Tales from Old Ireland

Tales from Old Ireland

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Niamh Sharkey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2017

This collection of seven spellbinding Irish folk tales deserves to be read aloud at every hearth. Larger-than-life characters, dramatic plot twists and a healthy dose of magical enchantment will keep readers absorbed for many happy hours. Includes glossary and pronunciation key for Irish terms.

Bug Club Comprehension Y5 Story Collection 12-pack

Bug Club Comprehension Y5 Story Collection 12-pack

Author: Malachy Doyle, Stephen Davies, Ros Letellier Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 03/02/2017

Part of the Bug Club Comprehension programme, this collection contains 12 unique and exciting stories to read with your child.

Bug Club Comprehension Y3 Fairy Tales 12 pack

Bug Club Comprehension Y3 Fairy Tales 12 pack

Author: Malachy Doyle, Smriti Prasadam-Halls Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 26/07/2016

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: Sea Stories

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 9: Sea Stories

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Victoria Assanelli Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

The sea is a powerful force of nature; once the salt gets into your blood it is hard to return to land. When a selkie is trapped in her maiden form by a lovestruck human, she pines for her seal-skin and the embrace of the waves. Her family may be on land, but her heart is with the sea. But not everyone is destined to live underwater ... Can Sylvie and her brother escape the watery clutches of Merman Rosmer? TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.

The Football Ghosts

The Football Ghosts

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Garry Parsons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A spooky, funny football story by Malachy Doyle and Garry Parsons, perfect for children learning to read. Seamus loves two things - United and ghosts! So when he hears that the spooky old castle on the hill has ghosts playing football in it, he's up there in a flash! Well, as quickly as he can go with his scaredy-ba Granda in tow. Once they get into the castle, Seamus discovers that there are two teams kicking a ball around there - the 1948 United and Rovers cup final teams, doomed to play on until they hear the final whistle. And guess what Seamus has in his pocket? But first, there's the chance to beat the Rovers, with Seamus the star striker in place! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. * Varied sentences * Detailed illustrations to enjoy * Chapters * Interesting characters and themes * A rich range of vocabulary * More complex storylines to stretch confident readers All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.

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