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Malachy Doyle

  • 5 stars across 170 books
Malachy Doyle is the acclaimed author of Digger and Lew, Big Pig, Teddybear Blue, Antonio 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! Hungry! He lives with his family (and his cat, dog, ducks and hens) in County Donegal, Ireland. 
1st March 2010

Storytime: Josh and the Woo Woo

Josh hates loud noise, but one day a noise makes him curious. What can the noise be? Will Josh's life be changed forever... MoreStorytime: Josh and the Woo Woo

(6 reviews) Review
6th March 2019


Collywobble is the smallest puppy in the litter but he's the one who rescues his family in the snow. When Farmer Joe's s... MoreCollywobble

(2 reviews) Review
7th August 2012

Storytime: Little Chick and the Secret of Sleep

"What' s the secret of sleep?" wonders a wide-awake Little Chick. With th... MoreStorytime: Little Chick and the Secret of Sleep

(2 reviews) Review
6th June 2013

The Snuggle Sandwich

In the early morning hurly-burly of breakfast time, no one notices when little Annie's teddy bear, Ted, falls to the f... MoreThe Snuggle Sandwich

(1 review) Review
1st September 2012

Too Noisy

This is a heartwarming read-aloud (shout-aloud!) comedy from Malachy Doyle, boldly illustrated by Ed Vere, about a very ... MoreToo Noisy

(1 review) Review
12th February 2008

Storytime: Albert and Sarah Jane

Albert the dog just can't stop himself from eating Sarah Jane's favorite fishy nibbles. But what will happen when Sarah ... MoreStorytime: Albert and Sarah Jane

(1 review) Review
10th January 2019

Granny Sarah and the Last Red Kite

A story featuring Granny Sarah and her granddaughter Lowri. Lowri loves hearing about the last red kites which nested on... MoreGranny Sarah and the Last Red Kite

(1 review) Review
1st March 2012

Storytime: Blast Off!

The toys have found a spaceship! Now they only need to figure out who will be the lucky one to go to space. Jim Giraff... MoreStorytime: Blast Off!

(1 review) Review
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