Slinky Malinki, Open the Door

Slinky Malinki, Open the Door


"Slinky Malinki and Stickybeak Syd were a troublesome pair;
do you know what they did?
Alone in the house one mischievous day,
they opened a door and they started to play."

Slinky Malinki and Stickybeak Sid are home alone, causing a trail of destruction from bathroom to bedroom. But, what happens when they run into their old adversary, Hairy Maclary?

Told through playful rhyme and colourful illustrations, Slinky Malinki has delighted generations of children with his laugh-out-loud adventures.

Discover more animal adventures:
Scarface Claw
Slinky Malinki
Hairy Maclary's Bone
Schnitzel von Krumm

About the author

Lynley Dodd

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.
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