Author

Lynley Dodd

New Zealand writer

1941   -  

country of citizenship: New Zealand
educated at: Elam School of Fine Arts
occupation: writer, children's writer
award received: Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Dame Lynley Stuart Dodd (born 5 July 1941) is a prominent author of children’s books from New Zealand. She is best known for her "Hairy Maclary" series, and its follow-ups, all of which feature animals with rhyming names, and was created a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2001 for "services to children's literature and book illustration". She was subsequently redesignated a Dame Companion upon reinstatement of titles in the Special Honours 2009. She was born in Rotorua. She graduated from the Elam School of Art in Auckland. Her first book was My Cat Likes To Hide In Boxes which she wrote along with Eve Sutton. Her first book written solo was The Nickle Nackle Tree. She is now living in Tauranga.
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works

12

Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack

author: Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary's Bone

book by Lynley Dodd

author: Lynley Dodd

1984

My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes

book by Lynley Dodd

author: Lynley Dodd

1978

Slinky Malinki

book by Lynley Dodd

author: Lynley Dodd

1991

Slinky Malinki Open The Door

book by Lynley Dodd

author: Lynley Dodd

1994

Hairy Maclary and Friends

author: Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary

author: Lynley Dodd

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