Lynley Dodd





Lynley Dodd

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born
in Rotorua, New Zealand
July 05, 1941

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About this author

Lynley Dodd is New Zealand's bestselling children's author/artist. Her rhyming picture books featuring the irresistible Hairy Maclary, Slinky Malinki and friends are firm favourites, especially for reading aloud, all over the world.

THE BASICS
Born: Rotorua, New Zealand, July 5th 1941
Jobs: Art Teacher
Lives: Tauranga, New Zealand
First Book: My Cat Likes To Hide in Boxes, 1974

THE BOOKS
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
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Average rating: 4.23 · 11,946 ratings · 393 reviews · 60 distinct works · Similar authors
Hairy Maclary from Donaldso...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 7,245 ratings — published 1983 — 23 editions
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Slinky Malinki
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 1,262 ratings — published 1991 — 9 editions
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Hairy Maclary's Bone
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 393 ratings — published 1985 — 12 editions
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Hairy Maclary Scattercat
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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Hairy Maclary and Zachary Q...
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 294 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at t...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 262 ratings — published 1989 — 8 editions
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Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul C...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 222 ratings — published 1988 — 11 editions
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Scarface Claw
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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Slinky Malinki, Open the Door
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 1994 — 6 editions
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More books by Lynley Dodd…
Hairy Maclary from Donaldso... Hairy Maclary's Bone Hairy Maclary Scattercat Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul C... Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at t... Slinky Malinki Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness
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4.237431384508147 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 11,477 ratings

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“Galloping here
Galloping there
Rollicking, frolicking, everywhere!

(Tala's favorite part...)”
Lynley Dodd, Hairy Maclary, Sit

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