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  • Published: 25 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143306818
  • Imprint: Puffin MR
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $12.99

Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper




What on earth is making that yowling, wailing, caterwauling sound? Hairy Maclary and the gang trot off to find out.

A durable board book edition of Hairy Maclary's fourth adventure, in which the gang hears a very strange howling noise.
Hairy Maclary heard a strange sound,
a yowling,
a wailing
that echoed around . . .

What could be causing the caterwauling cacophony that brings Hairy Maclary and his friends running?

With yips, yaps, wrowls and howls, this story is an absolute delight to read aloud.


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  • Pub date: 25 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143306818
  • Imprint: Puffin MR
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Author

Lynley Dodd

Lynley Dodd graduated from the Elam School of Art in Auckland with a diploma in Fine Arts, majoring in sculpture. She went on to teach art before taking a break to start a family. She began to work as a freelance illustrator and collaborated with author Eve Sutton on My Cat Likes To Hide in Boxes. There was no looking back as Lynley went on to write and illustrate her own books for children. Exuberant artwork and bouncy rhymes come together perfectly in books like Slinky Malinki and Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. As well as being a visual delight, these are some of the most rewarding books for children and adults to read out loud. It comes as no surprise that, as a child, she adored Dr Seuss because of his 'crazy sounds and the fact that he took such liberties with the English language.' Other favourite authors included A A Milne and the fairy tales of The Grimm Brothers and Hans Christian Andersen. Today, Lynley is a big fan of Quentin Blake 'because of his humour and very clever art work.'

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Awards & Recognition

  • New Zealand Children's Picture Book of the Year Award

    Winner • 1988 • New Zealand Children's Picture Book of the Year


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