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Happy Birthday Hairy Maclary

By May 20, 2008No Comments

Mallinson Rendel Publishers has celebrated Hairy Maclary’s twenty-fifth birthday with the publication of an anniversary edition of Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy. When, in 1983, Hairy Maclary stepped out of his gate, neither he nor his New Zealand born creator could have anticipated exactly how far he would go, but 25 years after its first publication Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy and subsequent titles in the series have captured the imagination of children and parents throughout New Zealand and the world.Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy has now sold over a million copies and is as well known in the U.K. and Australia as it is in New Zealand. It is a New Zealand platinum bestseller and has won Lynley Dodd acclaim throughout the English speaking world. We warmly congratulate BPANZ Honorary Life Member Ann Mallinson of Mallinson Rendel for the ongoing success of a very important publishing partnership with Lynley Dodd. And a very Happy Birthday Hairy Maclary!