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Lynley Dodd Furry Tales: A Treasury of Cat Mischief

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Publisher Description:

Furry Tales: A Treasury of Cat Mischief is a delightful collection of Lynley Dodd's best loved stories of cat escapades, with an accompanying audio CD. It is for all cat lovers, young and old, and fans of Hairy Maclary and Friends.

For the very first time, eight of Lynley Dodd's classic cat escapades are brought together in this delightful, handsome hardback gift book, complete with a ribbon.They sat in the firelight's welcoming glow,hobnobbing happily,ten in a row.

Furry Tales is a treasury of eight favourite stories featuring Lynley Dodd's spirited and entirely adorable cats - Slinky Malinki, Scarface Claw, Pimpernel Pugh, Butterball Brown and many more. These marvellous tales will warm the hearts of Hairy Maclary fans - and cat-lovers - the world over.

It includes a readalong CD with each tale read by the fabulously entertaining Jackie Clarke and specially introduced with a personal anecdote from Lynley Dodd.

Inside the collection you will find these stories:Slinky MalinkiThe Minister's Cat ABCSlinky Malinki, Open the Door; Slinky Malinki CatflapsScarface ClawSlinky Malinki's Christmas CrackersSlinky Malinki, Early BirdScarface Claw, Hold Tight! Read all the Hairy Maclary and Friends books by Lynley Dodd! www.hairymaclary.com

Author Biography:

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 her own books for children. Exuberant artwork and bouncy rhymes come together perfectly in books like Slinky Malinki and Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. As well as being a visual delight, these are some of the most rewarding books for children and adults to read out loud. It comes as no surprise that, as a child, she adored Dr Seuss because of his 'crazy sounds and the fact that he took such liberties with the English language.' Other favourite authors included A A Milne and the fairy tales of The Grimm Brothers and Hans Christian Andersen. Today, Lynley is a big fan of Quentin Blake 'because of his humour and very clever art work.'

Product Details:

Author Lynley Dodd
Imprint Puffin MR
ISBN-10 0143772597
ISBN-13 9780143772590
Format Hardback
Publication Date 29 October 2018
Pages 272
Language English
Audience Children/Juvenile

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