The Big Book of Old Tom

The Big Book of Old Tom

by Leigh Hobbs

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 28/05/2014

  $11.65

LEIGH HOBBS: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2016-17


Angela Throgmorton lives alone and likes it that way. One day she finds an unusual bundle on her doorstep - Old Tom has arrived. Her life will never be the same. And nor will yours!


The five classic Old Tom books, all in one volume:


*Old Tom


Old Tom at the Beach


Old Tom Goes to Mars


Old Tom's Guide to Being Good


A Friend for Old Tom*

ISBN:
9781952533266
9781952533266
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
28-05-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
ALLEN & UNWIN
Leigh Hobbs

Leigh Hobbs is an artist and author, best known for the children's books featuring his characters Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Fiona the Pig, the Freaks of 4F, Mr Badger and Mr Chicken. Old Tom was also a popular TV series.

Mr Chicken Goes to Paris was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards and remains a bestseller at the Louvre Bookshop in Paris. Mr Chicken was adapted for the stage by NIDA and Horrible Harriet appeared at the Sydney Opera House in 2017.

In 2016/17, Leigh was Australian Children's Laureate - his detailed Laureate itinerary is on the endpapers of Mr Chicken All Over Australia. In 2019, Leigh was one of five Australian Legends featured by Australia Post on a stamp.

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