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Leigh Hobbs - Author

Leigh Hobbs was born in Melbourne on April 18, 1953, and grew up in Bairnsdale, a small country town in Victoria, Australia.

Leigh works in a wide range of mediums. He's been a cartoonist for 'The AGE' Newspaper and has created a ceramic 'Flinders Street Station' teapot based on a Melbourne landmark.

Leigh is also a critically acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. He is best known for the character "Old Tom", which began as a series of four illustrated black-and-white junior novels.

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Mr Chicken Goes to Paris
Leigh Hobbs
Mr Chicken has left his safe world sets off on a global adventure. He's on a whistle-stop tour of Paris and, like a good tourist, he's doing all the famous sites, accompanied by his French friend, Yvette. But it's not...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2010
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Old Tom at the Beach
Leigh Hobbs
A wonderful book particularly for those young children who are experiencing the beach for the first time. Old Tom’s adventures will have your child in absolute stitches as he gets into all sorts of trouble and meets some amazing characters...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2005
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