Written by
Anna Donovan
Illustrated by
Tatyana Feeney
Where's Murphy?

Murphy is Rory’s best friend.Every day they play together.But one day Rory cannot find Murphy ...
Panda 36

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64 pages
196x130 mm

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Murphy is Rory’s best friend.Every day they play together.But one day Rory cannot find Murphy.

Mam and Dad and Rory search everywhere.Then a phonecall comes:has someone found Rory’s best friend?

A heart-warming story in a domestic setting which children can relate to.

Anna Donovan, a former teacher, lives in Dublin and is the author of several books for young people.

Tatyana Feeney grew up in North Carolina, where she spent much of her childhood reading and drawing. This developed into a love of art and particularly illustrations in children's books, so she gave up her ambition to be a fire girl and studied Art History and Illustration.

Tatyana now lives in Trim with her husband and two children. She is the author and illustrator of Small Bunny's Blue Blanket, Little Owl's Orange Scarf, Little Frog's Tadpole Trouble and Small Elephant's Bathtime. Tatyana has illustrated several Panda books with The O'Brien Press and is the author and illustrator of Socks for Mr Wolf

Wonderfully captures that innocent world, ideal for those starting to read or enjoy being read short stories. The only pity is that it’s not in hardback because any child who gets this book will want to read it again and again and treasure it as much as

RTE Guide

A very gentle tale, reassuringly focusing on what can be done to solve the problem rather than dwelling on the sadness and anxiety a pet’s disappearance can bring.

CBI’s Bookfest - Recommended Reading Guide

The excellent structure of the search provides enough highs and lows to keep the newly independent reader involved to the well-rounded end. Engaging.

Irish Examiner

There’s plenty of fun.

Books Ireland

Young readers will warm to this simple tale about best friendship

Books Ireland

O’Brien Panda books are one of the best places to start reading full-length books by yourself. Pandas form a series of more than 30 original stories, mainly by Irish writers, designed especially for young readers aged 5 plus, with plenty of illustrations

Evening Echo
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