'This book is about me, Comet the Fairy Dog. I am bigger than a bee, and smaller than a mouse, and I can fly!' Follow the adventures of Comet the Fairy Dog as he explores the big wide world and learns all about life. How to bake and share, read and make light; how to tell friend from foe; how to fly, and that there's nothing quite like his very own home. Small children will delight in following the trials and tribulations of Comet the Fairy Dog, as he grows up and discovers his world! Praise for Mary Murphy: 'A real feeling for young children and their concerns' - Children's Books Ireland. 'Mary Murphy's illustrations have a child-like simplicity and innocent appeal' - "Junior". 'Simple originality' - "Times Educational Supplement" on "All the Little Ones - and a Half".
Mary Murphy is one of the most talented young author/illustrators publishing today. Her hallmark brightly-coloured illustrations and heart-warming storylines have won her much critical acclaim. Her first book I Like it When (Egmont) was published in 1997. Since then she has published a number of successful picture books, including The Flyaway Alphabet (Egmont, 2002), How Kind (Walker Books, 2002), I Kissed the Baby (Walker Books, 2003) and two titles in the Flying Foxes series for Random House; All the Little Ones - and a Half (2001) and Moonchap (2003). She studied Illustration at the College of Marketing and Design and has worked as a freelance illustrator for design and advertising companies. She lives in Ireland.