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.