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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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Other books by Malachy Doyle

An T-each

An T-each

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Angelo Rinaldi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2009

Swap

Swap

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/08/2008

Storytime: Albert and Sarah Jane

Storytime: Albert and Sarah Jane

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Jo Parry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2008

Albert the dog just can't stop himself from eating Sarah Jane's favorite fishy nibbles. But what will happen when Sarah Jane finds out there are none left for breakfast? Will fishy nibbles come between a hungry hound and his feline friend? Part of the QED Storytime series, this beautifully illustrated book introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and sharing stories, and includes supporting notes for parents and teachers.

The Hound of Ulster

The Hound of Ulster

Author: Malachy Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2007

A retelling of a traditional Irish folk tale. The king is on the way to visiting Culain's house, when he sees a young boy, Setanta, playing hurling very bravely, and asks him to join them later. However, as he forgets to inform his host that he will have an extra visitor. Setanta is attacked by Culain's guard dog - which he bravely fights and kills. As Culain is so sad at the loss of his prized hound, Setanta offers to guard the house and its grounds until a replacement is found. The king, impressed by the boy's bravery and skill, gives him the name Culchulainn, the Hound of Ulster.

The Dancing Tiger

The Dancing Tiger

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Lou Fancher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2005

This magical, tender tale about a girl, a tiger and a great-grandmother is a joyous dance through the changing seasons. From the moment the book is opened, we are invited into woodland suffused with moonlight and, as the tiger's story is revealed in all its beautiful simplicity, we are left pondering the power of the imagination, the importance of self-expression and the special nature of a relationship across the generations.

The Brave Baby Band 06/Orange

The Brave Baby Band 06/Orange

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Richard Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2004

The Indian chief was brave and fierce, so many people were afraid of him. But Wasso, the brave baby, was not afraid of him. When the proud Indian chief goes to confront Wasso, he learns an important and humbling lesson. No matter how much he tries to intimidate the brave baby, she will not do as he says. Orange/ Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. Text type - A story from another culture (North America) Pages 22 and 23 feature a storyboard which gives children the chance to look back on the key events in the story and retell it in their own words. Curriculum links - Geography: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear? This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

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