My copy is the 2011 reissue designed for children to turn the thick pages, etc. Hes playful and fun during the day, but at night he sneaks out and turns into a thief. She also won the aim childrens book award for best picture book illustration in 1992 for hairy maclarys show business and the new zealand post childrens book award honour book prize in 1999 for slinky malinki catflaps. Jun 20, 2011 lynley dodd is new zealands bestselling childrens authorillustrator and has an international following.
Slinky malinki slinky malinki by lynley dodd fantastic fiction. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle. Slinky malinki by lynley dodd abebooks shop for books. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974 and has published over twenty brilliant stories about hairy maclary, slinky malinki, scarface claw and lots of. Download pdf slinky malinki open the door book full free. Slinky malinki open the door available for download and read online in other formats. Of the different books by lynley dodd that i have read, i like this one the best for several reasons. Apart from the desk, there are two bookcases overflowing with books and knickknacks, a wastepaper basket always needing emptying, copy machine, filing cabinets and an easel, and now that hairy maclary and friends have turned into merchandising as well, hairy maclary, muffin mclay and slinky malinki sit on top of the filing cabinet while piles. The slinky malinki and hairy maclary books by lynley dodd. First published in 1990, slinky malinki is the first adventure of lynley dodds famous rapscallion cat. Slinky malinki is asleep in front of the fire but moonlight and the catflap beckon and he goes outside to call up his friends. The book peoples handpicked childrens books will inspire a lifelong love of reading in budding book lovers.
Slinky malinki by lynley dodd goodreads share book. Slinky malinki is a very bad cat who will steal anything, from a clothes peg or a slipper, to a string of sausages or a clock. Slinky malinki was blacker than black, a stalking, lurking, adventurous cat i think that has to be one of my favourite opening lines of any childrens book and through the books slinky malinki gets up to all sorts of tricks and adventures. The text is on one side, and the picture goes with it is on the opposite side. Its not often you find a book that kids love and you actually dont mind reading over and over. It is amazing how hard it is to come across a childrens book that has. He steals things from neighbors, drags them home and puts them in a huge pile at his house.
Buy slinky malinki, open the door hairy maclary and friends by dodd, lynley isbn. But by morning, slinky malinki realises that crime. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974 and has published over twenty brilliant stories about hairy maclary, slinky malinki, scarface claw and lots of other memorable characters. It is amazing how hard it is to come across a children s book that has the perfect balance between good artwork and good writing. This is slinkys story and until i read this had no idea about his tarnished past, you see slinky malinki was once a thief. Books for all ages and interests whatever your kids are interested in whether its colouring books, short stories for kids, popup books, enthralling adventures or fantastic nonfiction were sure to have childrens. Written for preschool children, with rhythmic, rhyming text it has become a bestselling bedtime storybook in new zealand. It is amazing how hard it is to come across a childrens book that has the perfect balance between good artwork and good writing. Buy a cheap copy of slinky malinki book by lynley dodd. His crimes become ever more daring, until one rascally night between midnight and four, slinky malinki steals more than before.
Slinki malinki catflaps kids books read aloud youtube. However the ones about slinky malinki, a very naughty cat, are particularly brilliant. Find books like slinky malinki from the worlds largest community of readers. Slinky malinki catflaps by lynley dodd is ideal for little hands in this board book edition. Hes soon joined by his friends greywacke jones, butterball brown, the. Exuberant artwork and bouncy rhymes come together perfectly in books like slinky malinki and hairy maclary from donaldsons dairy.
Slinky malinki, early bird story time with benji youtube. All the hairy maclary and friends books in order toppsta. She is best known for her hairy maclary and friends series, and its followups, all of which feature animals with rhyming names and have sold over five million copies worldwide. In subsequent books, the cat was renamed slinky malinki. Slinky malinki wakes from a cosy sleep, stretches and slips out through the catflap and into the night. It has been described as slinky malinkis best caper yet. Pip joness top 10 cats in children s books from adorable mog to the more villainous slinky malinki and macavity and the downright nasty mrs norris, children s fiction is packed full of. The book is written with rhythmic, rhyming text and is popular with preschool age children. Buy a discounted board book of slinky malinki catflaps online from australias leading online bookstore. My book slinky malinki, early bird was based on the morning antics of suu kyi.
The slinky malinki and hairy maclary books by lynley dodd are. Lovely illustrations, adults would love this book as much as the children. Slinky malinki wakes the whole family early, and then goes back to sleep, leaving everyone awake and complaining. Slinky malinki by lynley dodd, 9780140544398, available at book. Slinky malinki and stickybeak syd were a troublesome pair. This is the second story about slinky malinky by lynley dodd. Well, at night, this rascally cat turns into a thief. Pdf slinky malinki open the door download full pdf book. World book day costume ideas for kids matilda more. It also was a great project book as children used magazine picture collages to create their own what happens when slinky malinki opens a door. Slinky malinki early bird by lynley dodd rapscallion slinky malinki likes to get up before everyone else in the morning so he can get them out of bed.
Hairy maclary and slinky malinky have each featured in stage musical versions. Slinky malinky by lynley dodd is a childrens book about a very mischievous black cat. A narration and animation of the children s story book slinky malinky written and illustrated by lynley dodd. The slinky malinki and hairy maclary books by lynley dodd are some of the bestexecuted rhyming books i can think of. Their romp through the house leaves quite a trail of destruction and messes behind. Slinky malinki is an adventurous cat, cheeky and cheerful, friendly and fun. Slinky malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of sausages, to a clock. By day slinky malinki is an adventurous cat, cheeky and cheerful, friendly and fun. Tantalising illustrations show his single minded collecting as he roams the night time hours finding things to add to his hoard. Hes soon joined by his friends greywacke jones, butterball brown, the poppadum kittens and. From a clothes peg to a slipper to a string of sausages, anything is fair game. Slinky malinki is an adventurous cat, cheeky and cheerful. The illustrations are fun and colorful and id only read one slinky malinki book, the original, before i discovered my library system had others.
Published on dec 12, 2015 a narration and animation of the childrens story book slinky malinky written and illustrated by lynley dodd. Slinky malinki first published in 1990, is one of a wellknown series of books by new zealand author lynley dodd. Slinky malinki early bird kids books read aloud youtube. Slinky malinki and pal stickybeak syd are every pet owners worst nightmare, and the delight of imaginative kids. Designed, narrated and animated by denise driver for children. This is the board book edition of the classic picture book. I have another slinky malinky book, and an omnibus edition of 5 of the hairy maclary from donaldsons dairy books. Slinky malinki early bird first published in 2012, is one of a wellknown series of books by new zealand author lynley dodd featuring hairy maclary. Each cat has his or her own personality in the cheerful illustrations that pop off the page. Pip jones top 10 cats in childrens books, the guardian. Then it was night slinky malinki was ready to go outside slinky malinki had black whiskers and a red nose. Slinky malinki is a hilarious rhyming story by lynley dodd. Jan 01, 1991 slinky malinki may be cheeky and cheerful, but hes a feline leading a double life. By night he turns into a thief, prowling the neighborhood for an odd assortment of goods.
Lynley dodd a verse description of the ambitious nocturnal thefts carried out by a prowling cat known as slinky malinki. Buy a cheap copy of slinky malinki, open the door book by lynley dodd. Slinky malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of sausages, to a. Hairy maclary author lynley dodd on the secret lives of pets. This book was created and published on storyjumper. He s soon joined by his friends greywacke jones, butterball brown, the poppadum kittens and. Buy slinky malinki by lynley dodd from waterstones today. Born and educated in new zealand, lynley is a graduate of the elam school of fine arts in auckland. Esme as kleptomaniac cat slinky malinky world book day. Theyre also filled with wonderful words like rapscallion and caterwaul for discussing interesting word choice. Slinky malinki is a picture book by new zealand author illustrator lynley dodd a brief history of cats in childrens literature. But at night he becomes a thief, stealing everything from squishy bananas to milk bottles and pottery smocks.
The bad seed by jory john and pete oswald duration. The story is told in wonderful rhyme and through pictures full of life and movement. Slinky malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of. Sometimes it is difficult not to resent their apparent success, and they are good or evil according to their creators feelings. There was no looking back as lynley went on to write and illustrate her own books for children.
Dame lynley stuart dodd dnzm born 5 july 1941 is a new zealand childrens book author and illustrator. In this latest picture book in her hairy maclary and friends series, lynley dodd captures the essence of cat behaviour with her trademark rhythm and rhyme as slinky malinki rouses the family. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. The best childrens book ever, according to my grandchildren who have hundreds of books. Alone in the house one mischievous day, they opened a door and they started. Slinky malinki can open doors, and he uses this skill to get into rooms he and syd are probably not allowed to play in usually. The hero makes such a ruckus that he wakes his human family. Lynley dodds rhyming ans storytelling are very entertaining and slinky malinki is a beloved character. Slinky malinki by lynley dodd penguin books new zealand. Regardless, if youre looking for childrens books with cats as the main characters, slinky malinki is a fun series to explore.
We bought this after first receiving slinky malinki open the door as a gift another recommended title. I love the slinky malinky and hairy maclairy books. I bought this book for my daughter nearly ten years ago and have bought it for every new baby thats come along to familyfriends since. Since winning the prestigious esther glen award with eve sutton in 1975 for my cat likes to hide in boxes, lynley has written more than thirty picture books. This is slinky s story and until i read this had no idea about his tarnished past, you see slinky malinki was once a thief. Slinky malinki is a cat, blacker than black, who likes to lurk in the shadows. Slinky malinki, first published in 1990, is one of a wellknown series of books by new zealand author lynley dodd. As well as being a visual delight, these are some of the most rewarding books for children and adults to read out loud.
With words like pilfering and rapscallion embedded into the rhyming story, this is a great book for vocabulary development for preschool through grade 2. In this book, slinky malinky is introduced, amidst plenty of naughty things that he does. For on almost every page, slinky is doing things that even young kids know is not the right thing to do. This poetic book has fun and creative illustrations that my two year old loves. Mar 14, 2017 slinky malinki wakes from a cosy sleep, stretches and slips out through the catflap and into the night. Slinky malinki by childrens book author lynley dodd. Slinky and all the gang of cats and dogs in the series are a.
Rapscallion slinky malinki likes to get up before everyone else in the morning so he can get them out of bed. Slinky malinki catflaps is a hilarious rhyming story by lynley dodd. Slinky malinki, open the door, first published in 1994, is one of the wellknown series of books by new zealand author lynley dodd featuring the mischievous cat, slinky malinki. Oct 04, 2017 hairy maclary author lynley dodd on the secret lives of pets. Dodd turns from canines to felines in this tale of a stalking and lurking, adventurous cat. Buy this book dodd turns from canines to felines in this tale of a stalking and lurking, adventurous cat. Lynley dodd is new zealands bestselling childrens authorillustrator and. Dec 12, 2015 a narration and animation of the childrens story book slinky malinky written and illustrated by lynley dodd.
The kids can and do participate with the chorus aspect. Slinky malinki, open the door and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. Slinky malinki world book day costume world book day. This was originally written in the early 1990s and has been a big hit with children all over the world. Designed, narrated and animated by denise driver for children all over the world. Slinky malinki, open the door hairy maclary and friends. Goodreads members who liked slinky malinki also liked. Lynley dodd is new zealands bestselling children s authorillustrator and has an international following. At night, to be brief, slinky malinki turned into a thief. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. He s soon joined by his friends greywacke jones, butterball brown, the poppadum kittens and the rest of the gang. The book is written for preschool children, with rhythmic, rhyming text. Probably my favourite out of lynley dodds books for kids.
Slinky malinki viking kestrel picture books authors. Slinky malinki by lynley dodd penguin books australia. My alltime favorite is the original slinky malinki but catflaps is a close second. Im known by my friends children as the book aunty, as i always buy them books. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Slinky malinki, the star of the story, creeps out of the house at night to look for the other cats in the neighbourhood to play. It has become a bestselling bedtime story book in new zealand. Stories for kids slinky malinki by lynley dodd youtube. Our kids, and every child i read it too, laugh at the words and the pictures. Malinki is based on dodds cat, wooskit, who was with her for years. A very cute book, written in the form of poetry, children learn all about rhyming words and various characteristics of cats. All of the books by this author are rythming and fun to read. Slinky malinki, open the door gold star first readers by lynley dodd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.279 975 241 1251 90 41 1484 966 377 1187 70 779 632 506 474 773 883 1426 1584 1191 247 786 1001 1396 486 453 1404 896 814 242 887 610 1326 1499 765 643