Hairy Maclary From Donaldson's Dairy

Hairy Maclary From Donaldson's Dairy

Paperback - 1985
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Out of the gate and off for a walk went
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy . . .

Hairy Maclary's friends join him for a walk until, with a sudden yowl, a wail and a howl, they all run off. What could have caused such a scatter of paws?

' A child's best introduction to books' - The Times

Publisher: London, Eng. : Puffin Books, c1985.
ISBN: 9780140505313
Branch Call Number: E DOD
Characteristics: [34] pages :,color illustrations ;,18 x 23 cm.


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Sep 04, 2018

Good rhyming text with repetitions. Iconic Kiwi character.

Mar 02, 2018

One of best rhyming books for young children.

LoganLib_JennyI Mar 20, 2017

Lynley Dodd is a genius of rhyme and introducing us to charming, but slightly naughty characters. Do your children a favour and read them all of her books over and over!

May 18, 2015

this book is mean as to read

DevilStateDan Oct 04, 2013

Fantastic book(s) and written right here in NZ!
This first one introduces us to some of the excellent characters that will reappear again and again throughout more adventurous outings.
The rhythm of the verse, the rhyme of the words and the lilt of the language make this book really enjoyable to read out loud and impossible not to smile.

Jul 08, 2013

Hairy Maclary is an icon in New Zealand children's literature and with good reason too. The characters are great (I especially like Schnitzel von Krumm with a very low tum) and the story ticks along with a lovely rhythm and rhyme. The finish of the story is delightful, I couldn't help but read again - straight away!

forbesrachel Dec 07, 2012

An introduction to all of the major characters of the Maclary series. In the course of the walk nothing in particular happens, and so this builds up our anticipation, which is cleverly fulfilled in the end.

Sep 29, 2007

Very cute book that my 2 and 4 year love. They especially like Scarface Claw, "the toughest tom in town" and when I read it really fast with all the rhyming.

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Feb 26, 2014

dhawley thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 2 and 6


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LoganLib_JennyI Mar 20, 2017

"...Bottomley Potts, all covered in Spots, ..."


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