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Malachy Doyle

Malachy Doyle has written over a hundred books, from picture books to teenage novels. His books have won the Nestle Smarties Prize, the Tir na n-Og Award and the English Association Award. Malachy spent twenty five years in Wales, before returning to Ireland, where he lives on a tiny island with his wife, cats, dogs and ducks.

Malachy’s first book for Firefly, Pete and the Five-a-Side Vampires, published in September 2014. Pete and his faithful companion Blob the Basset Hound meet various monsters, out in the pitch-dark night, and end up at the most frightful Fancy Dress Party in History.

Malachy's second book with Firefly Press, Fug and the Thumps, is an adventure story for 8-11s perfect for reluctant readers, will be publishing with Firefly Press in February 2018. 

Read a Q&A with Malachy Doyle.