Malachy Doyle

Malachy Doyle, who himself has ten brothers and sisters, is the author of many books, including Cow, illustrated by Angelo Rinaldi. He lives in North Wales with his family.

Books by this Author

Hen's Cake
Horse
Horse
Big Pig
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Who ate all the chocolate?

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. There's a scream. The cat digs its claws into my knee. I jump up. My book falls in the fire. I run to see what the scream was. The burning book falls out of the fire onto the carpet...

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I'd love to be able to illustrate my picture books, but I can't draw for toffee. If I try and draw a pig it looks like a worm.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I'm a walker. I wander the coastline and the mountains, looking, thinking, dreaming.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Chocolate ginger biscuits. Yum!

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