Scarface Claw

Scarface Claw

  • Board book

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Description

The mighty, magnificent Scarface Claw is the toughest tomcat in town. There's nothing that frightens him i or is there? A brilliantly funny story from the bestselling author of the Hairy Maclary stories.show more

Product details

  • Board book | 30 pages
  • 132 x 169 x 18mm | 290g
  • Penguin Group (NZ)
  • PUFFIN
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • colour illustrations
  • 0143306839
  • 9780143306832
  • 27,777

Author information

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.'show more

Our customer reviews

'Scarface Claw' ties with 'Slinki Malinki' for my favourite Lynley Dodd book. My daughters (25 months and 5 months) love the story of the toughest tom cat in town who isn't scared of anything except... his own reflection! A highly recommended book, which I would suggest you buy in board book format to make it more durable in little hands.show more
by Diana Boswarva