Slinky Malinki

Paperback | July 15, 2014

byLynley Dodd

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Slinky Malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of sausages, to a clock! Our hero is a BAD cat! The story is told in wonderful rhyme and through pictures full of life and movement.

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Slinky Malinki steals anything from a clothes peg, to a slipper, to a string of sausages, to a clock! Our hero is a BAD cat! The story is told in wonderful rhyme and through pictures full of life and movement.

Lynley Dodd is New Zealand's bestselling children's author/illustrator and has an international following. 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. Lynley lives with h...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.93 × 7.45 × 0.12 inPublished:July 15, 2014Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140544399

ISBN - 13:9780140544398

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best children's books I have read. Upon having my first child I received many books that I could read to my daughter. I found that Slinky Malinki is a book I return to over and over. It's a fun book to read out loud. Lynley Dodd creates a pleasant poetry experience for both parent and child alike. As a teacher I have found that I use her book often to illustrate excellent examples of fun and enjoyable poetry.
Date published: 2013-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Favourite Read-aloud! My children both loved this book and I just love reading it! I'm a Kindergarten Teacher and each year I look forward to sharing this book with my new Kindergartens. They love it! It's so much fun to read, the word choice is perfect, and is so enriching for the children. I would say I read this book 5 or 6 times a month, the children request it often. I pretty well have it memorized by now but I never tire of reading it aloud.
Date published: 2010-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purrrrfect! This is a wonderful read aloud book for young and old. My cats absolutely loved it and they can be very critical :) The story flows nicely and I was very delighted to find that there are quite a few more Slinky Malinki books available.
Date published: 2010-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dastardly Deeds Done in the Dark of Night Slinky Malinki is a rapscallion cat This whole book rhymes, there's nothing wrong with that. I know some parents get sick of every kid book being told in rhyme, but this book is a fun read. The words just flow off your tongue as you read aloud, and you and your child will laugh at Slinky Malinky's dastardly deeds. The illustrations are wonderful. This book is still a favourite in my house.
Date published: 2009-10-23

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