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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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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.

Tad-Cu's Bobble Hat

Tad-Cu's Bobble Hat

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Dorry Spikes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2014

Pete and the Five-a-Side Vampires

Pete and the Five-a-Side Vampires

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Hannah Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2014

Pete and his faithful companion, Blob the Basset Hound, love to go a-wandering in the pitch-dark night. But they get more than they bargain for when they stumble across a Van-load of Vampires, a Weirdness of Werewolves, a Herd of Horrible Hell-Hounds, a Bangity-Banging Bwca and finally end up at the most frightful Fancy Dress Party in History! Can Pete and Blob save the day (well, the night), or will The Horrors win?

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 14 More Pack A: Trapped!

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 14 More Pack A: Trapped!

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Jane Cope Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Tom is worried when Jacko, his sheep dog, goes missing in Trapped!. Jacko's a clever dog. He knows there are dangerous mine shafts on the hills above the farm. Tom is forbidden to go up on the hills alone, but time is running out... TreeTops Fiction contains a wide range of quality stories enabling children to explore and develop their own reading tastes and interests. It contains stories from a variety of genres including humour, sci-fi, adventure, mystery and historical fiction. These exciting stories are ideal for introducing children to a wide selection of authors and illustrators. There is huge variety to ensure every reader finds books they will enjoy and can read. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

The Snuggle Sandwich

The Snuggle Sandwich

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Gwen Millward Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/06/2013

In the early morning hurly-burly of breakfast time, no one notices when little Annie's teddy bear, Ted, falls to the floor. It is only when the morning rush is finally over that Mama and Annie find him. And then comes Annie's favourite time of day when she, Ted and Mama at last have time for a snuggle all together!

Bug Club Independent Fiction Year 4 Grey A The Amazing Adventures of Erik

Bug Club Independent Fiction Year 4 Grey A The Amazing Adventures of Erik

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/05/2013

This book contains two stories about a boy called Erik. In the first, Erik learns that being poor and honest is preferable to being rich if it involves lying and cheating. In the second, Erik goes on a quest to win over the tsar's beautiful daughter, Elena. Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 8-9 (Year 4) Book band: Grey A Phonics phase: n/a

Storytime: Little Chick and the Secret of Sleep

Storytime: Little Chick and the Secret of Sleep

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Gill McLean Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2012

What' s the secret of sleep? wonders a wide-awake Little Chick. With the bright moon by her side she sets sail on a journey of discovery, making many new friends along the way. Can they help her find the secret to a good night' s sleep? Beautifully illustrated, QED Storytime introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and sharing stories. Discussion points for parents and teachers are also included.

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