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Lynley Dodd

New Zealand’s most popular author and illustrator of children’s picture books, Lynley Dodd has sold over 2 million copies of her books - including Hairy Maclary - worldwide.

First published in 1983, Lynley has won many awards for her services to children’s literature and her books feature animals with rhyming names. She was born on 5 July, 1941, in Rotura.


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Lynley Dodd Books

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    Hairy Maclary and Friends Collection - 10 Books

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: HYMC
    Collection 3 years +
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    This collection brings together 10 lively stories starring author and illustrator Lynley Dodd's lovable character, Hairy Maclary.

    The marvellously scruffy mutt goes on all sorts of comical adventures throughout the books and they're all described with wonderfully flowing text.

    An irresistible collection for preschoolers, they'll be laughing out loud as the dog comes up against Scarface Claw, the biggest cat in the neighbourhood; stars in a dog show; and meets the one and only Zachary Quack.
    Format: paperback
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  • Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: DAI2
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    Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy is the wacky invention of award-winning author and illustrator Lynley Dodd. This board book version, featuring the scruffy and lovable mutt, brings the lively rhyming verses and comical adventures to a whole new readership. A sing-song rhythm and terrific pictures make this an irresistible board book to share with toddlers and preschoolers.
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  • Puffin Audiobooks: Hairy Maclary Story Collection

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZLX
    Audio 3 years +
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    Meet Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy, always ready for mischief. In this fabulous set of audio rhyming tales, Hairy Maclary and his friends just want to have fun, but trouble is never far away! The eight stories on this bumper CD collection are all set to music and read fabulously by "Dr Who" star David Tennant. The collection contains: "Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy" "Hairy Maclary, Sit!" "Hairy Maclary and Zackary Quack", "Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Vet", "Hairy Maclary Scattercat", "Hairy Maclary's Bone", "Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness", and "Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper".
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  • Slinky Malinki

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ADPIO
    Paperback 3 years +
    Slinky Malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of sausages, to a clock! Our hero is a BAD cat! The story is told in wonderful rhyme and through pictures full of life and movement.
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  • Slinky Malinki, Open the Door

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZLQ
    Paperback 3 years +
    "Slinky Malinki, Open the Door" is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd. When Slinky Malinki and Stickybeak Sid are left in the house on their own, they cause absolute mayhem by opening all the carefully shut doors in the house - and leave a trail of destruction from bathroom to bedroom to kitchen. But then Slinky Malinki opens the final door and comes face to face with his old adversary - Hairy Maclary!
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  • Slinky Malinki Catflaps

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACGLP
    Other 3 years +
    Slinky Malinki wakes from a cosy sleep, stretches and slips out through the catflap and into the night. He's soon joined by his friends Greywacke Jones, Butterball Brown, the Poppadum kittens and the rest of the gang. Hobnobbing happily on the wall, ten in a row, the cats are disturbed by the crotchety Scarface Claw. The cats hiss and yowl until all the neighbours complain. Scarface slopes off and Slinky Malinki invites his friends home to sit in front of the fire, hobnobbing happily, ten in a row.
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  • Scarface Claw

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZMN
    Other 3 years +
    Big, bullying tom cat, Scarface Claw, Hairy Maclary's arch-enemy, is at the centre of this story. But like most bullies, Scarface turns out to be not quite as tough as he and the other animals think when he is scared by his own reflection.
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  • Schnitzel Von Krumm, Dogs Never Climb Trees

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZLZ
    Paperback 3 years +
    This is a new paperback edition of the story about everyone's favourite dog, Schnitzel von Krumm, from everyone's favourite author, Lynley Dodd. This time, Schnitzel von Krumm - with the very low tum - is up to mischief, chasing, digging, hiding and hustling. He should remember that dogs never climb trees - but that's not going to stop him scampering right to the very top of the tree!
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  • Hairy Maclary and Friends Little Library

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZLP
    Board 3 years +
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    Perfect for tiny fingers and little hands, this little library collection introduces the many adventures of Hairy Maclary using simple sentences and Lynley Dodd's wonderful illustrations.

    Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy has lots of friends, including Schnitzel von Krumm (with a very low tum!), cheeky and cheerful Slinky Malinki and adorable pittery-pattery Zachary Quack.
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  • Hairy Maclary

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZMD
    Collection 3 years +
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    This is a deliciously chunky hardback gift edition of five Hairy Maclary stories from the first, "Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy" to "Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Vet".
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  • Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZLT
    Board 3 years +
    A board book editon of this bestelling Hairy Maclary story. Hairy Maclary is looking for some peace and quiet for his afternoon doze. But everywhere he goes he's followed by an irrepressible yellow duckling, Zachary Quack, who wants to footle and frolic and play. Hairy Maclary keeps trying to skedaddle away only to be followed by the pittery pattery duck! Eventually Hairy Maclary realises that he can't shake off Zachary Quack and they curl up together for a doze in the sun!
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  • Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: AGYTM
    Paperback 3 years +
    "Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy" is the hilarious rhyming classic by Lynley Dodd. Hairy Maclary goes off for a walk in town, followed by doggish friends of all shapes and sizes. One by one they join Hairy Maclary until they meet Scarface Claw! Scarface Claw is the toughest Tom in town, and causes all the others to run for home. The brilliant cumulative rhyme and terrific pictures of this story has turned it into a classic - and it is still one of the most popular picture books today. Lynley Dodd is an award-winning author/illustrator who lives in New Zealand. She is enormously popular for her rhyming stories of the unforgettable Hairy Maclary and his friends. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974. Read all the "Hairy Maclary and Friends books by Lynley Dodd"! "Hairy Maclary's Bone"; "Hairy Maclary Scattercat"; "Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper"; "Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Vet"; "Slinky Malinki"; "Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness"; "Slinky Malinki, Open the Door"; "Sniff-Snuff-Snap!" ; "Schnitzel Von Krumm Forget-Me-Not"; "Slinky Malinki Catflaps"; "Slinky Malinki's Christmas Crackers"; "Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks"; "Scarface Claw"; "Schnitzel Von Krumm, Dog's Never Climb Tress"; "Hairy Maclary, Sit"; "Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack"; "Magnet Fun with Hairy Maclary"; "Hairy Maclary, Shoo"; "Hairy Maclary and Friends Little Library"; "Slinky Malinki, Open the Door"; "Slinky Malinki Early Bird"; "Where is Hairy Maclary?"; "Sticker Fun with Hairy Maclary"; "My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes".
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  • Hairy Maclary Scattercat

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZML
    Other 3 years +
    "Hairy Maclary felt bumptious and bustly, bossy and bouncy and frisky and hustly". Hairy Maclary, everyone's favourite dog, is busy chasing and hustling all the neighbourhood cats from Slinky Malinki to Pimpernel Pugh. But when he comes face to face with Scarface Claw, the toughest tomcat in town, it's Hairy Maclary's turn to be bustled, rustled and hustled!
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  • Hairy Maclary, Sit

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZLK
    Paperback 3 years +
    Hairy Maclary causes trouble again when he is simply not in the mood for the Kennel Club's Obedience Class. He feels mischievous and mad and not only does he scamper away but all his friends - Bottomley Potts, Muffin McLay, Hercules Morse, Schnitzel von Krumm and the rest follow 'Galloping here, galloping there, rollicking, frolicking everywhere'.
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  • Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: BUSFK
    Paperback
    "They sniffed and they snuffled, they bustled around, and they saw WHAT was making the terrible sound." Scarface Claw, the biggest cat in the neighbourhood, is out exploring when he gets stuck up a tree. His yowling is terrible - so terrible that it draws Hairy Maclary and all his friends from Donaldson's Dairy to investigate.
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  • Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZMI
    Paperback 3 years +
    Zachary Quack, a small and determined duckling, sets out to play with a rather reluctant Hairy Maclary. A 'cat and mouse' chase follows, with the two characters ending up peacefully snuggled together after Zachary Quack has saved a soggy Hairy Maclary from the river.
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  • Hairy Maclary, Shoo

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZMB
    Paperback 3 years +
    'Stop this shemozzle, this hullabaloo! Scarper, skedaddle, be off with you - shoo!'. When Hairy Maclary decides to snoop inside a parked delivery van, he's in for a madcap adventure. After a rattling, roaring ride, and finding himself far from home, he desperately tries to get back to the Dairy - creating havoc and incurring the wrath of shopkeepers, schoolteachers and passers-by along the way. Has Hairy ever caused such mayhem? Thank goodness for Miss Plum, who once again steps in to save the day!
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  • Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZJQ
    Paperback 3 years +
    It's a blusterous, gusterous, dusterous day and Hairy Maclary is ready to play. So he trots down to the park where, while enjoying a game of catch, he comes across a windblown wedding party. Poor Grandmother Pugh (a vision in blue) tries to hold on to her hat, but the wind whistles through it and blows it clean away. It's no problem for Hairy Maclary, though! Off he shoots to the rescue, chasing the hat high and low until ...with a swoop and a flurry of black, he caught it and carried it all the way back.
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  • Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Vet

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACGLO
    Other 3 years +
    "Sniffles and snuffles and doses of flu - itches and stitches and tummyache too ..." Hairy Maclary is waiting to see the vet with lots of other pets. Then something happens to turn the waiting room into a kerfuffling scramble of paws, a tangle of bodies and a jumble of jaws ...what can be the matter? Another rumbustious, rhyming romp with Hairy Maclary (from 'Donaldson'd Dairy!') and friends!
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  • Hairy Maclary's Bone

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: BUSFL
    Paperback
    Hairy Maclary's Bone is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd. With cumulative rhymes and sunny ink and watercolor illustrations, this international favorite chronicles the escapades of our hero Hairy and his crew of five kooky canines. Here every dog-from big-as-a-horse Hercules Morse to Schnitzel von Krumm with the very low tum-tries to have his day with HAIRY MACLARY'S BONE, but guess who triumphs! Lynley Dodd is an award-winning author/illustrator who lives in New Zealand. She is enormously popular for her rhyming stories of the unforgettable HAIRY MACLARY and his friends. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974. Read all the Hairy Maclary and Friends books by Lynley Dodd! Hairy Maclary's Bone; Hairy Maclary Scattercat; Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper; Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Vet; Slinky Malinki; Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness; Slinky Malinki, Open the Door; Sniff-Snuff-Snap!; Schnitzel Von Krumm Forget-Me-Not; Slinky Malinki Catflaps; Slinky Malinki's Christmas Crackers; Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks; Scarface Claw; Schnitzel Von Krumm, Dog's Never Climb Tress; Hairy Maclary, Sit; Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack; Magnet Fun with Hairy Maclary; Hairy Maclary, Shoo; Hairy Maclary and Friends Little Library; Slinky Malinki, Open the Door; Slinky Malinki Early Bird; Where is Hairy Maclary?; Sticker Fun with Hairy Maclary; My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes
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  • Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness

    Lynley Dodd

    Product Code: ACZMG
    Paperback 3 years +
    "In Riverside Hall on Cabbage Tree Row, the Cat Club were having their Annual Show ..." When Hairy Maclary bounces and pounces his way into the cat show, his flustering and blustering bring a very unexpected result...This title presents another rollicking, rhyming adventure with Hairy Maclary (from 'Donaldson's Dairy') and friends!
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