Old Tom at the Beach by Leigh Hobbs

Old Tom at the Beach

Written by Leigh Hobbs

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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 – he even comes face to face with some pirates.


Old Tom at the Beach by Leigh Hobbs

Angela and Old Tom head off to the beach with their flippers and snorkels. Angela stretches out on the sand to catch some sun and Old Tom goes off to play...

About the Author

Leigh Hobbs

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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96 pages


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Catnip Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2005




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