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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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Bug Club Guided Fiction Year 1 Green B Silly Jack and the Dancing Mice

Bug Club Guided Fiction Year 1 Green B Silly Jack and the Dancing Mice

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

This title is part of Pearson's Bug Club - the first whole-school reading programme that joins books and an online reading world to teach today's children to read.

Bug Club Green B/1B Silly Jack and the Dancing Mice 6-pack

Bug Club Green B/1B Silly Jack and the Dancing Mice 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-B level Silly Jack book: Jack's mum is not happy when he swaps both their cows for a harp, a bee, and some dancing mice - he should have sold them for gold! When the king decrees that he will give Gold-to anyone who can get the queen to dance, Jack decides to go for it!

Jody's Beans

Jody's Beans

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Judith Allibone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2010

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...

Learn at Home:Star Reading Gold Level Pack (5 fiction and 1 non-fiction book)

Learn at Home:Star Reading Gold Level Pack (5 fiction and 1 non-fiction book)

Author: Malachy Doyle, Carrie Weston, Brad Herzog, Hiawyn Oram Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 23/04/2010

Five fantastic stories and one non-fiction book from Star Reading. With brilliant parent notes to help you get the most out of every book with your child, all at gold book band level.

Big People, Little People

Big People, Little People

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2010

King Iubdan, ruler of the Little People, believes he is the most powerful king in the world. No one dares to contradict him, but Ossian, the court minstrel knows something that no one else does. He has discovered the kingdom of the Big People. The two kingdoms are shocked to discover the existence of the other and when the two rulers meet, it seems unlikely that they will ever learn to get on. Luckily their children have other ideas, and what happens next helps to explain why the people of Ireland are like they are today.

Who Did It?

Who Did It?

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Joy Gosney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2009

Oh dear! Who painted a spider onto the wall? Who let the guinea pigs into the rabbit pen? Who put the rubber ducks in the pool and who left muddy footprints all over the cloakroom?! Can you find out who did it? Follow the children as they go through their day at nursery and help your little one find out which of the Whodunnit Gang has done something silly on each page. Keep your eyes peeled for clues and enjoy hours of fun scouring the busy artwork counting, spotting and learning new shapes, colours and words.

Hopscotch: Adventures: Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway

Hopscotch: Adventures: Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Peter Utton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2009

The Irish giant Finn MacCool boasts that he is the strongest giant in the world. But the Scottish giant Benandonner disagrees. They start hurling rocks and soon a causeway stretches across the sea. But Benandonner is much bigger than Finn. Can Finn's wife Una save her husband? The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.

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