Author(s): Lynley Dodd
In SCATTERCAT, Hairy encounters the ferocious Scarface Claw, who "bothered and bustled him, rustled and hustled him, raced him and chased him all the way home."
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 her husband and cat in New Zealand.