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When Hairy is given a big juicy bone he has trouble getting rid of all his hungry friends.

Hairy Maclary's Bone is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd.
With cumulative rhymes and sunny ink and watercolor illustrations, this international favorite chronicles the escapades of our hero Hairy and his crew of five kooky canines. Here every dog-from big-as-a-horse Hercules Morse to Schnitzel von Krumm with the very low tum-tries to have his day with HAIRY MACLARY'S BONE, but guess who triumphs!
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; My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes
%%%Hairy Maclary's Bone is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd.



With cumulative rhymes and sunny ink and watercolor illustrations, this international favorite chronicles the escapades of our hero Hairy and his crew of five kooky canines. Here every dog-from big-as-a-horse Hercules Morse to Schnitzel von Krumm with the very low tum-tries to have his day with HAIRY MACLARY'S BONE, but guess who triumphs!



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; My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781856130851

    October 4, 2017

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

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  • Hardback

    9780143505303

    February 22, 2012

    Puffin MR

    RRP $19.95

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  • Paperback

    9780140505580

    October 1, 1986

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.95

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  • EBook

    9781742539744

    August 1, 2013

    Penguin eBooks

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  • EBook

    9781742532332

    November 1, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

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  • EBook

    9781742532721

    September 26, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

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  • Board Book

    9780143504443

    January 25, 2012

    Puffin MR

    RRP $12.95

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Also by Lynley Dodd

Scarface Claw, Hold Tight!
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Touch and Feel Book
Snooze with Hairy Maclary: A Touch and Feel Book
Hairy Maclary, Hide and Seek
Hairy Maclary and Friends Little Library
Hairy Maclary Treasury
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Cuddle and Play
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Six Rollicking Stories
Slinky Malinki
Hairy Maclary And Zachary Quack
Slinky Malinki, Early Bird
Sniff-Snuff-Snap!
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Baby's First Year Cards
The Other Ark
The Nickle Nackle Tree
Slinky Malinki Book & Toy Set
Slinky Malinki's Cat Tales
The Smallest Turtle
Hairy Maclary no te Teri a Tanarahana
My First Year: Hairy Maclary and Friends
Slinki Malinki
Hairy Maclary Book and Toy Set
Slinky Malinki Catflaps HB

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