Slinky Malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of sausages, to a clock! Our hero is a BAD cat! Will nothing stop him?
Lynley Dodd’s classic first adventure of Slinky Malinki, a fiendish black cat who goes on a midnight stealing spree.
was blacker than black,
a stalking and lurking
By day Slinky Malinki is an adventurous cat, cheeky and cheerful, friendly and fun. But at night he becomes a thief, stealing everything from squishy bananas to milk bottles and pottery smocks.
His crimes become ever more daring, until one rascally night between midnight and four, Slinky Malinki steals MORE than before . . .
Told in wonderful rhyme and through pictures full of life and movement, Slinky Malinki is the very first adventure of the rapscallion cat in Lynley Dodd's famous Hairy Maclary and Friends series.
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“Lynley Dodd's imaginative rhyme is utterly addictive and Slinky Malinki himself is the embodiment of feline mischievousness.”
Pip Jones' Top 10 Cats in Children's Books, The Guardian
“Slinky Malinki is a particularly rapscallion cat with superlative characteristics. The full power and awe of feline independence, real humour and night-time magic are evoked by vivid illustrations, simple rhyme and splendid language.”
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