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Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness

Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness( )
Author: Dodd, Lynley
Series title:Hairy Maclary and Friends Ser.
ISBN:978-0-14-054550-0
Publication Date:Nov 1993
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Puffin
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $14.99
Book Description:

In Riverside Hall on Cabbage Tree Row, the Cat Club were having their Annual Show . . . When Hairy Maclary bounces and pounces his way into the cat show, his flustering and blustering brings a very unexpected result . . . ' A child's best introduction to books' - The Times

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Performing Arts / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18.9 x 25 x 0.4 cm
Book Weight:0.128 Kilograms
Author Biography
Dodd, Lynley (Author)
Lynley Dodd was born in Rotorua, New Zealand in 1941. She was educated at the Iwitahi School, Tauranga College, Elam School of Art (Dip FA) and Auckland Teachers' College. The first children's book she illustrated, My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes by Eve Sutton, was published in 1973. She is best known as the creator of Hairy Maclary, but has written and illustrated more than 20 books including The Nickle Nackle Tree, Titimus Trim, The Smallest Turtle, and The Apple Tree.

She won the 1978 Choysa Bursary, and the 1981 New Zealand Book Award for her illustrations in Clarice England's Druscilla. She also won the AIM Children's Book Award for Best Picture Book Illustration in 1992 for Hairy Maclary's Show Business and the New Zealand Post Children's Book Award Honour Book Prize in 1999 for Slinky Malinki Catflaps. Hairy Maclary and Slinky Malinky have each featured in stage musical versions. In 2002, she was made a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to children's literature. Her title's Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy, Hairy Maclary: Hide and Seek, Slinky Malinki: Early Bird and Hairy Maclary Treasury: The Complete Adventures of Hairy Maclary made the New Zealand Best Seller List in 2015. She is also a 2016 Astrid Lindgren award nominee.

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