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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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Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali

Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2012

A beautiful retelling of the stpry of Rama and Sita from award-winning author Malachy Doyle, with stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr. Guided reading notes are also available to help schools get the most out of this title. Rama and Sita live happily in the forest - until Sita is kidnapped by the demon king, Ravana. Can Rama and the monkey king Hanuman follow the trail she has laid for them and save Sita, or will she be lost forever? Book band: Purple Ideal for ages: 5+ Quizzed for Accelerated Reader

Run, Jimmy, Run

Run, Jimmy, Run

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2011

Jimmy can't stand Dax's bullying any longer. He steals GBP150 from his father and runs away. But Dax is on the same train - and he sees the money. Now Jimmy and Dax are locked in a frantic chase. Can Jimmy run fast enough and far enough? Highly readable, exciting books that take the struggle out of reading, Wired encourages and supports reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers or those with English as an additional language aged 11+, at a manageable length (64 pages) and reading level (8+). Produced in association with reading experts at CatchUp, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.

Bug Club Independent Fiction Year 3 Brown A Moya, the Luck Child

Bug Club Independent Fiction Year 3 Brown A Moya, the Luck Child

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2011

Moya is no ordinary child. She is beautiful, gentle - and luck follows her wherever she goes. But is she lucky enough to escape the Little People and an evil queen? Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 7-8 (Year 3) Book band: Brown A Phonics phase: N/A

Jack and the Jungle

Jack and the Jungle

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2011

When Jack moves into a new house, it seems like there's nothing to do. But when he loses his football over the garden wall, he meets Abbie, his mysterious next-door neighbour, who gives him a glimpse of the exciting world on the other side and the wild creatures that live there, including snakes and wolves and tigers and giants! Book band: Turquoise Ideal for ages: 5+

The Jaws of Death

The Jaws of Death

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Nana Li Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2011

Kwang-su must embark on a perilous journey so that he can marry Ling-Ling. He must cross monster infested rivers and outwit the powerful genii that live on the mountain-top. With a little help from some magic gifts, he manages to return home in time to save Ling-Ling from marrying an old mandarin. Action packed re-telling of an ancient Chinese myth.

Bug Club Green C/1B Silly, Silly Jack 6-pack

Bug Club Green C/1B Silly, Silly Jack 6-pack

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2010

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Green-C level Silly Jack book: Jack's mum demands that he does some work. He has problems when he tries to bring the rewards of his labour home! The advice his mother gives him does not always suit his next job.

Bug Club Green A/1B Silly Jack and the Beanstalk 6-pack

Bug Club Green A/1B Silly Jack and the Beanstalk 6-pack

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2010

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Green-A level Silly Jack book: When Jack sells his cow for a few beans, his mother is furious. But the beans grow into a magic beanstalk, and at the top Jack meets a hungry giant and a hen that lays golden eggs. Jack escapes with the hen, but the giant gives chase!

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year 1 Green A Silly Jack and the Beanstalk

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year 1 Green A Silly Jack and the Beanstalk

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

When Jack sells his cow for a few beans, his mother is furious. But the beans grow into a magic beanstalk, and at the top Jack meets a hungry giant and a hen that lays golden eggs. Jack escapes with the hen, but the giant gives chase. Jack chops down the beanstalk and kills the giant. His mother is pleased. Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 5-6 (Year 1) Book band: Green A Phonics phase: 5

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