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Article  •  12 June 2023


We're on a search to find Hairy Maclary and his doggy friends!

Do you often hear that your dog is an exact match for Hairy Maclary or Muffin McLay?

To help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Lynley Dodd's iconic first Hairy Maclary book, we are running a lookalike competition in a search to find Hairy Maclary and his doggy friends!

Be in to win a signed print, a copy of the special upsized hardback edition of Lynley Dodd's iconic first Hairy Maclary story, and more! We have a signed print of each of Hairy Maclary's friends to giveaway to the dogs that have the most striking resemblance to each of them.

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After more adventurous activities? Check out our Hairy Maclary Activity Packs or other frolicking fun Hairy Maclary books!

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy Lynley Dodd

A very special upsized hardback 40th birthday edition of Lynley Dodd's iconic first Hairy Maclary book, which introduces the famous Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy and his canine gang.

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Hairy Maclary and Friends Ready to Play Lynley Dodd

Packed with sticker scenes, puzzles and jigsaws, plus over 100 stickers, Ready to Play is hours of sticker activity book fun with the raggedy rascal, Hairy Maclary, and his gang. Children will love exploring his world through mazes, word finds, sticker scenes, spot the difference, and so much more!

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Hairy Maclary and Friends Off For A Walk Lynley Dodd

Meet Hairy Maclary and all the gang and explore his world in this delightful colouring book with 64 pages to colour! Join the raggedy rascal and his gang as they gallop about, sniffing and snooping and bothering cats – until they meet their match.

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Hairy Maclary Treasury Lynley Dodd

A special edition of the Hairy Maclary Treasury to celebrate the raggedy rascal’s 40th birthday! This volume brings together all ten of his mischievous and mad adventures, along with a link to download the audio book.

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Hairy Maclary and Friends How Do I Feel? Lynley Dodd

How are Hairy Maclary, Scarface Claw, Zachary Quack and all their friends feeling? This delightful board book is designed to help little ones identify and express their emotions.

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Hairy Maclary no te Teri a Tanarahana Lynley Dodd

For the first time Lynley Dodd's famous Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy is available in te reo Maori! This long-standing favourite story of a dog and his gang is translated by Waihoroi Shortland.

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