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Old Tom, Man of Mystery by Leigh Hobbs

Old Tom, Man of Mystery

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Old Tom, Man of Mystery by Leigh Hobbs

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
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st April 2004



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