Author(s): Lynley Dodd
Zachary Quack, a small and determined duckling, sets out to play with a rather reluctant Hairy Maclary. A "cat and mouse" chase follows, with the two characters ending up peacefully snuggled together after Zachary Quack saves a soggy Hairy Maclary from the river.
Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Children's Choice 2000. Shortlisted for Book Data New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2000.
Lynley Dodd is an award-winning author/illustrator who lives in New Zealand. She is enormously popular for her rhyming stories of the memorable HAIRY MACLARY and his friends. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974.