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  • 4 stars across 22 books
    Roddy Doyle is a bestselling author acclaimed across the world. He was born in Dublin in 1958 and still lives there today. He has won many awards for his writing, including the Booker Prize and a BAFTA for Best Screenplay. He has also won the Irish Children's Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal. His novel The Commitments was turned into a blockbuster film directed by Alan Parker and opened as a musical to rave reviews. Rover and the Big Fat Baby is his eighth novel for children and the fourth book in the series which began with The Giggler Treatment.
    28th January 2015

    Brilliant

    Gloria and Rayzer must save their Uncle Ben. The black dog has got him. At least, that's what they heard their gran... More

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    1st September 2015

    Brilliants

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    1st May 2014

    Brilliant

    When Uncle Ben's Dublin business fails, it's clear to Gloria and Raymond that something is wrong. He just isn't his usua... More

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    7th June 2012

    Greyhound of a Girl

    12 year old Mary's beloved grandmother is near the end of her life. Letting go is hard - until Granny's long-dead ... More

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    16th July 2015

    The Wilderness

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    3rd September 2007

    Rover Saves Christmas

    It's Christmas Eve, and Rudolph's got the flu! Jimmie and Robbie Mack are so desperate for Christmas to come that they'v... More

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    1st October 2007

    Click

    Some of the world's favourite authors each contribute a chapter in the life of the mysterious George "Gee" Keane, ... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Rover Saves Christmas

    Gloriously silly comedy from Booker prize winner and bestseller Roddy Doyle. It's Christmas eve and Rudolph... More

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    3rd October 2013

    The Giggler Treatment

    Gloriously silly comedy from Booker prize winner and bestseller Roddy Doyle. If adults are mean to children... More

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