Mr Chicken Goes to Paris by Leigh Hobbs
  

Mr Chicken Goes to Paris

Written by Leigh Hobbs
Illustrated by Leigh Hobbs

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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 easy blending in when you're a giant yellow plucked chicken. This is a funny and wonderfully strange picture book that will introduce simple words and phrases in a humorous and memorable way. There are plenty of subtle jokes to tickle grown-ups too.

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Mr Chicken Goes to Paris by Leigh Hobbs

Mr Chicken has left the safe world of Harriet's story and sets off on a global adventure. He's visiting Paris and, like a good tourist, he's doing all the famous sites, accompanied by his friend, Yvette. But it's not easy blending in when you're a giant yellow plucked chicken. This is a funny and wonderfully strange picture book.

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'Very good fun'

'A jolly piece of nonsense ... it's a wonderful first book to inspire a young traveller, filled with colour about the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and other distant famous places for a sophisticated, if fanciful, story'

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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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Leigh Hobbs
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Author's Website

www.leighhobbs.com.au/

Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

6th September 2010

ISBN

9781408805244

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