Horrible Harriet by Leigh Hobbs


Horrible Harriet by Leigh Hobbs

Horrible Harriet lives at school and has a short-sighted teacher who can't see when she is naughty. She keeps her teachers in a locked room in the basement and forces them to do her homework for her. So far so good. Then Athol Egghead joins her class and Harriet's natural naughtiness finds a new avenue of expression. A free-spirited and wholehearted celebration of the eccentric, this is a delightful book for all young children.

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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32 pages


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Publication date

5th July 2010



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