Slinky Malinki Early Bird by Lynley Dodd
  

Synopsis

Slinky Malinki Early Bird by Lynley Dodd

A brand new story in verse about mischievous Slinky Malinki from the author of Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. Lynley Dodd captures the essence of cat behaviour in her trademark rhythmic rhyme as Slinky Malinki rouses the family before dawn - and then promptly goes back to bed. Here's a taster: He tipped over lamps and he sat on their heads, until he had pestered them out of their beds! This is the fifth title about Slinky Malinki in the Hairy Maclary and Friends series of picture books by prize-winning author/illustrator Lynley Dodd, whose signature rollicking rhythm and rhyme have made her a household name with books that are wonderful to read aloud with young children. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books and her first Hairy Maclary adventure was published in 1983. Lynley lives in Tauranga, New Zealand, with her husband Tony and a fiendish cat called Suu Kyi.

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

Lynley Dodd
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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd January 2014

ISBN

9780723288381


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