Hairy McClary's Hat Tricks
Hairy Maclary can't find anyone to play fetch with him. But when the wind threatens to spoil an important event, the dashing dog finds a way to have his fun AND save the day!
Hairy Maclary's Hat Tricks is a hilarious rhyming story by Lynley Dodd.
It's a blusterous, gusterous, dusterous day and Hairy Maclary is ready to play. So he trots down to the park where, while enjoying a game of catch, he comes across a windblown wedding party. Poor Grandmother Pugh (a vision in blue) tries to hold on to her hat, but the wind whistles through it and blows it clean away. It's no problem for Hairy Maclary, though! Off he shoots to the rescue, chasing the hat high and low until . . . with a swoop and a flurry of black, he caught it and carried it all the way back!
Has Hairy ever caused such mayhem? Thank goodness for Miss Plum, who once again steps in to save the day!
About Lynley Dodd
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.