Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks by Lynley Dodd


Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks by Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd. 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! Has Hairy ever caused such mayhem? Thank goodness for Miss Plum, who once again steps in to save the day! 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 ; and My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes .

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
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

31st July 2008



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