Nigel Quinlan - Hachette Children's Group

Nigel Quinlan



Nigel Quinlan is an Irish writer born in Limerick in 1970. He has worked in libraries and bookshops all over Ireland before washing up in the midlands village of Cloughjordan with his wife and his two children. He writes stories for local festivals and acts with the local drama group. His first novel, THE MALONEYS' MAGICAL WEATHERBOX is a middle grade fantasy based on a short story he wrote as a teenager while minding his parents' petrol pumps.

Find Nigel's website at http://uglychicken.livejournal.com/

Books currently available by this author

Date published: New > Old

Orion Children's Books

The Cloak of Feathers

Nigel Quinlan
Authors:
Nigel Quinlan

Every hundred years, in the magical town of Knockmealldown, fairies known as the Good Folk join the villagers for a Great Festival. It's a raucous, beautiful, enchanted celebration.Well, it's supposed to be.Except every time Brian helps to organise the Great Festival it's a disappointment. Worse, this time the Folk Princess has been stolen. Can Brian thwart the Princess's evil captor in time to avoid the wrath of the Folk King and Queen, and finally deliver a Festival to remember?A magical adventure filled with myth, mischief and misunderstandings, perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman and Diana Wynne Jones and those who love modern fairy tales with a comic twist.

Orion Children's Books

The Maloneys' Magical Weatherbox

Nigel Quinlan
Authors:
Nigel Quinlan

Neil and Lizzie's Dad is a Weatherman. But not the boring kind that you see on TV. He's one of the people who make sure that the Seasons change every year. But this year the Autumn hasn't arrived. Who is stopping it. Why? And can Neil and Lizzie help their father bring in the Autumn before it's too late?This is a rich, magical fantasy adventure from a talented debut author - a story that readers are sure to fall in love with.