The Nickle Nackle Tree (Board)

Author(s): Lynley Dodd

Board & Cloth Books

A brilliant and fun counting book from the creator of the bestselling Hairy Maclary, now available in durable board book format! In the Manglemunching Forest there's a Nickle Nackle tree, growing Nickle Nackle berries that are red as red can be. And that's not all that's nestling on the twisty branches of this laden tree. Count up some fabulous Lynley Dodd creations, such as one Ballyhoo bird, kicking up a din and two squawking Scritchet birds with legs so twiggy thin, to nine friendly Natter birds, building nice new nests to ten fussy Fissick birds in yellow feathered vests. A wonderfully funny counting book to read aloud with babies and young children. Age 0+

$16.00(NZD)

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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

  • : 9780143771760
  • : Penguin Group (NZ)
  • : Puffin
  • : December 2017
  • : 169mm X 141mm X 20mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : January 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 32
  • : Lynley Dodd
  • : Board book
  • : 118