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Another rollicking picture book featuring the mighty Scarface Claw in the much-loved Hairy Maclary and Friends series.

It is a peaceful morning and Scarface Claw is happily snoozing in a spot in the sun, tail curled around and feet tucked in.

there was a shudder and sway,
the whirr of an engine,
then off and away.

And then off goes the truck down the drive - with Scarface ON TOP! Clinging on to the roof of the truck, Scarface zips along streets with his owner, Tom, oblivious to his rooftop passenger and everyone trying to get his attention as he drives along ... who will come to poor Scarface Claw's rescue?

Inspired by true stories of cat owners driving off without realising their cats are on the roofs of their cars, Scarface Claw's latest adventure will have readers getting just as involved in the story as the bystanders trying to get Tom's attention!

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Also by Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Touch and Feel Book
Hairy Maclary, Hide and Seek
A Dragon In a Wagon
Hairy Maclary and Friends Little Library
The Smallest Turtle
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Cuddle and Play
Slinky Malinki
My Cat Likes to Hide In Boxes
Hairy Maclary and Friends: Six Rollicking Stories
Find Me a Tiger
The Nickle Nackle Tree
Schnitzel Von Krumm Forget-Me-Not
Hairy Maclary's Rumpus At the Vet
Hairy Maclary Treasury
Schnitzel Von Krumm's Basketwork
Hairy Maclary And Zachary Quack
Hairy Maclary, Sit
Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness
Hairy Maclary Scattercat
Hairy Maclary, Shoo
Hairy Maclary's Bone
Slinky Malinki, Open The Door


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Peter Rabbit: The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin
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Peppa Pig: Peppa's Christmas Fun Sticker Activity Book
Peppa Pig: I Love You, Mummy Pig
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
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