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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

Scarface Claw, Hold Tight!
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Touch and Feel Book
Hairy Maclary, Hide and Seek
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Snooze with Hairy Maclary: A Touch and Feel Book
Hairy Maclary and Friends Little Library
Hairy Maclary's Bone
Hairy Maclary's Rumpus At The Vet
Hairy Maclary Treasury
Slinky Malinki
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Six Rollicking Stories
Hairy Maclary And Zachary Quack
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Cuddle and Play
Hairy Maclary Book and Toy Set
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

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Peppa Pig: Going Swimming –  Read It Yourself With Ladybird Level 1
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A Christmas Wish
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LGB How Do Giraffes Take Naps?
LGB Animal Friends
LGB Margaret Wise Brown's The Whispering Rabbit
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Hide and Seek
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