Hairy maclary from donaldsons dairy

7.58  ·  9,226 ratings  ·  283 reviews
Posted on by
hairy maclary from donaldsons dairy

Hairy Maclary from Donaldsons Dairy by Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary by Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy is a fabulous book full of rhyme, repetition and rhythm – and funny animals! The book tells the story of scruffy dog Hairy Maclary meeting up with different dog friends who are all out for a walk. The dogs are all fantastically described, being all different shapes and sizes and are given fun, imaginative names. Each dog is happy to be outside, sniffing the air and snooping at every door, when suddenly they encounter Scarface Claw, the toughest Tom in town. This causes all of the dogs to run home in a scatter, a wail and a howl.

This book is excellent for introducing rhyming words, and repetition. All of the dogs have rhyming names, and a phrase describing them. As Hairy Maclary meets another dog, they are all added to a long list, which encourages children to repeat the names and remember the rhymes and alliteration. The fun names are silly and purposefully long, which is more enjoyable for children to hear and repeat.

I feel this book would be good for a range of ages. It can be read to younger children, as it has such bright and fun pictures, and then followed by a discussion about the characters and the names. Older children would enjoy reading this as well and it is a great way to inspire poetry and rhythm in their own writing. I think it could inspire very creative writing, with children making up their own animals out for a walk and then giving them imaginative names.
File Name: hairy maclary from donaldsons dairy.zip
Size: 44829 Kb
Published 05.06.2019

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy - Chapter 03

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy [1] first published in , is the first and most well-known of a series of books by New Zealand author Lynley Dodd featuring Hairy Maclary. His arch-enemy is the tomcat Scarface Claw. Written for pre-school children, it has become a classic bedtime storybook in New Zealand and Australia, [3] [4] [5] and Lynley Dodd 's books, including this one, dominate the children's section of the Premier New Zealand Bestsellers list. The story follows the assembly of a pack dogs going to the park, and ends when they're all scared off by a fearsome cat - Scarface Claw. Like most of Dodd's books, it is written in anapaestic verse , though it breaks into a more urgent trochaic form when the dogs encounter the cat. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again.

Out of the gate and off for a walk went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy Hairy Maclary's friends join him for a walk until, with a sudden yowl, a wail and a howl, they all run off. What could have caused such a scatter of paws? Lynley Dodd. She went on to teach art before taking a break to start a family. There was no looking back as Lynley went on to write and illustrate her own books for children.

Topics related to this book

Hairy Maclary is a fictional dog and the hero of a series of children's picture books created by New Zealand author and former teacher Dame Lynley Dodd. The popular series has sold over five million copies worldwide. The character Hairy Maclary made his first appearance in in the book titled Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. The tomcat Scarface Claw is their formidable opponent. According to the books' website, Hairy Maclary is " Hairy Maclary books are designed to read by an adult to a child.

Everything you need to throw your own frolicking Hairy Maclary birthday party — including activity sheets, templates and fun party ideas. Stay up-to-date with all the latest Hairy Maclary news — from birthday party events and new books to stage shows and more! Find out more about bouncy Hairy Maclary, rapscallion Slinky Malinki, pittery pattery Zachary Quack and all your other favourite characters. Swipe with your finger or mouse, or use to meet the friends. Swipe with your finger or mouse, or use to read the stories.

3 thoughts on “Hairy Maclary from Donaldsons Dairy by Lynley Dodd

Leave a Reply