'Dodd's pictures are good, but the rhyming verse is even better - delightful to read aloud and soon learned by heart' Independent on Sunday '(Hairy Maclary is) a child's best introduction to books' The Times
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About the Author
Lynley Dodd is New Zealand's bestselling children's author/illustrator and has an international following. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974 and has published over twenty brilliant stories about Hairy Maclary, Slinky Malinki, Scarface Claw and lots of other memorable characters. Lynley lives with her husband and cat in New Zealand.