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Slinky Malinki Open The Door
     

Slinky Malinki Open The Door

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by Lynley Dodd
 

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When Slinky Malinki and Stickybeak Sid are left in the house on their own, they cause absolute mayhem by opening all the carefully shut doors in the house - and leave a trail of destruction from bathroom to bedroom to kitchen. But then Slinky Malinki opens the final door and comes face to face with his old adversary - Hairy Maclary!

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When Slinky Malinki and Stickybeak Sid are left in the house on their own, they cause absolute mayhem by opening all the carefully shut doors in the house - and leave a trail of destruction from bathroom to bedroom to kitchen. But then Slinky Malinki opens the final door and comes face to face with his old adversary - Hairy Maclary!

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Children's Literature
Perhaps he is a distant relative of the Cat in the Hat. For Slinky Malinki, a svelte black cat with luminous yellow eyes, is a master of mischief. Egged on by his partner in crime, the parrot Stickybeak Syd, Slinky Malinki storms through the house, leaving havoc in his wake. The sometimes tongue-twisting rhymes are infused with the energy of the dynamic duo's "shemozzle." The repetition of "Slinky Malinki/jumped high off the floor, /he swung on a handle/and opened/a door" heightens the anticipation of each set of upcoming shenanigans. The uncluttered illustrations highlight such delights as the parrot skating on a bar of soap while the cat swings from the bath towels. The best surprise of all, however, is at the book's end, when Slinky Malinki opens the door to discover—six dogs! 2001 (orig. 1993), Gareth Stevens, $21.27. Ages 3 to 6. Reviewer: Stephanie Farrow

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140553260
Publisher:
Penguin UK
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Series:
Slinky Malinki Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range:
3 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Lynley Dodd is an award-winning author/illustrator enormously popular for her rhyming stories of the memorable Hairy Maclary, Schnitzel Von Krumm - and enemies! She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974. Lynley lives in New Zealand.

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Slinky Malinki Open the Door 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
24moose More than 1 year ago
my sister gave me this book when she got home from Australia. My kids and I love this book and lost it somewhere. I have been looking this book for a long time.