Written for pre-school children, it has become a classic bedtime storybook in New Zealand, and Lynley Dodd 's books, including this one, dominate the children's section of the Premier New Zealand Bestsellers list. Like most of Dodd's books, it is written in anapestic versethough it breaks into a more urgent trochaic form when the dogs encounter Scarface Claw. Sign In Don't have an account?
The publication in of Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy skyrocketed Lynley Dodd to the status of picture book legend. She and author Eve Sutton had already won the prestigious Esther Glen award in for the classic My cat likes to hide in boxes. They got together and wandered off, sniffing all the smells, past the shops and the park, snooping at each door.
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Hairy Maclary is a fictional dog, the hero of a series of children's picture books created by the New Zealand author Dame Lynley Doddand making his first appearance in with the publication of Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. The tomcat Scarface Claw is their formidable opponent. According to www. The Hairy Maclary books are picture books that are designed to be shared by an adult reader and a young child.
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Hairy Maclary, a small and scruffy black dog decides it is time to go for a walk. After he leaves his home and starts exploring down the main street, Hairy Maclary is joined by a variety of other dogs, all of different shapes and sizes. They continue on their journey until they are brought to a sudden halt, by a tough tomcat, who sends them all running and howling in fear back to their homes, where Hairy Maclary hides in his bed.
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