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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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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

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

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.

Jody's Beans

Jody's Beans

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Judith Allibone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2010

An informative picture book about life cycles and seasons - key topics of the National Curriculum. Jody's grandad gives her some runner bean seeds, which they plant and watch together. All through the spring, summer and autumn, Jody cares for her beans and watches as they grow and grow. Then, at last, they are ready to pick and eat. Meanwhile, Jody's mum has a baby growing inside her...

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