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

Follow one little foal as he grows into a magnificent horse! From learning to stand on wobbly legs to napping in the sunshine and trotting around the field with his mother, he changes as the seasons pass. By springtime he has grown big and strong. Set against lush green fields and picturesque skies, this touching portrait of a mare and her foal is perfect for all horse fans!

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Who ate all the chocolate?

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’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. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My children.

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.

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