Colours (Hairy Maclary and Friends)

Author(s): Lynley Dodd

Board & Cloth Books

Bottomley Potts is white with black spots. Zachary Quack is yellow. How many green things do the dogs see on their walk? Will Hairy catch that blue hat? Learn all about COLOURS with help from the mischievous Hairy Maclary and his rollicking gang of friends! This special little volume featuring Lynley Dodd's charming words and pictures from the Hairy Maclary and Friends series shows all the colours of the rainbow. A small, sturdy and beautiful hardback book, Hairy Maclary and Friends: Colours is just the right size for small hands and is perfect for preschoolers.


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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.'

General Fields

  • : 9780143506652
  • : Penguin Group (NZ)
  • : Puffin
  • : March 2015
  • : 175mm X 175mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : April 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lynley Dodd
  • : Hardback
  • : 515
  • : Lynley Dodd
  • : 535.6
  • : 24