Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper by Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper

Written by Lynley Dodd
Illustrated by
Part of the Hairy Maclary and Friends Series


Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper by Lynley Dodd

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.

About the Author

Lynley Dodd

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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32 pages


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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

13th March 1989



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