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The mighty, magnificent Scarface Claw is the toughest tomcat in town. There's nothing that frightens him – or is there?

Scarface Claw is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd.
Big, bullying tom cat, Scarface Claw, Hairy Maclary's arch-enemy, is at the centre of this story. But like most bullies, Scarface turns out to be not quite as tough as he and the other animals think when he is scared by his own reflection.
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
%%%Scarface Claw is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd.



Big, bullying tom cat, Scarface Claw, Hairy Maclary's arch-enemy, is at the centre of this story. But like most bullies, Scarface turns out to be not quite as tough as he and the other animals think when he is scared by his own reflection.



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

  • Hardback

    9780143505242

    September 9, 2011

    Puffin MR

    RRP $19.95

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  • Paperback

    9780140568868

    August 1, 2002

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.95

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  • EBook

    9781742532820

    October 24, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

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  • EBook

    9781742539935

    October 1, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

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  • Board Book

    9780143306832

    August 19, 2011

    Puffin MR

    RRP $12.95

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Also by Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Touch and Feel Book
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Cuddle and Play
Hairy Maclary Treasury
Slinky Malinki
Sniff-Snuff-Snap!
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Baby's First Year Cards
The Other Ark
The Nickle Nackle Tree
Snooze with Hairy Maclary: A Touch and Feel Book
Slinky Malinki Book & Toy Set
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Six Rollicking Stories
Slinky Malinki's Cat Tales
The Smallest Turtle
Hairy Maclary no te Teri a Tanarahana
Hairy Maclary, Hide and Seek
My First Year: Hairy Maclary and Friends
Slinki Malinki
Hairy Maclary Book and Toy Set
Slinky Malinki, Early Bird
Slinky Malinki Catflaps HB
Cat's Whiskers Four Favourite Lynley Dodd Stories
Zachary Quack Minimonster
Schnitzel Von Krumm's Basketwork

Recommendations

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Peter Rabbit: Doodle Book
Juliet, Nearly a Vet collection 1
Scarface Claw, Hold Tight!
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Harry The Dirty Dog
Spot's First Easter
The Terrible Plop
LGB Margaret Wise Brown's The Whispering Rabbit
LGB Richard Scarry's Polite Elephant
LGB Animal Friends
Who Sank The Boat?
The Enormous Crocodile
Hide and Seek
Wendy
Each Peach Pear Plum
Mr Men and Little Miss: Little Miss Sunshine
Where The Wild Things Are
Dear Zoo