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Lynley Dodd - Author

Lynley Dodd is New Zealand's best known and most highly respected author and illustrator of children's picture books. Her work has sold over two million copies world-wide.

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy was published in 1983 and immediately caught the imagination of parents and children throughout New Zealand and overseas. Lynley has won numerous prizes for her work, received the Margaret Mahy Award in 1999 and in 2002 was made a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours for services to children's literature.

The Nickle Nackle Tree won the 2006 Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book. Her latest book is Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks, a new and wind-swept adventure of the famous Hairy Maclary.

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Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper (Book and CD)
Lynley Dodd
Further adventures for the loveable Hairy Maclary and his friends. When Scarface Claw gets stuck up a tree he needs all the help he can to get down again. Luckily Hairy Maclary and his friends from Donaldson's Dairy are on...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Mixed Media Product | Released 03/04/2008
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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Lynley Dodd
First published in 1983 and still as good today. Written by Lynley Dodd, who is a New Zealander, this is the first in a series of books about the adventures of a scruffy dog ‘Hairy McClary'. Rhyming, catchy and comical...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 29/08/1985
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