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Leigh Hobbs Leigh Hobbs i(A51567 works by)
Born: Established: 1953 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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1 1 y separately published work icon Mr Chicken All Over Australia Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 16866954 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'Australia is full of big things, and Mr Chicken wants to see them all. A triumph from the 2016-2017 Australian Children's Laureate.

'Australia is big, but so is Mr Chicken. He can't wait to go everywhere, see everything and meet everyone.

'Luckily, a helpful marsupial from Tourist Information helps Mr Chicken organise his hectic itinerary.

'This book is dedicated to the many children, teachers and librarians Leigh Hobbs met as the 2016-2017 Australian Children's Laureate. '  (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon MoonFish MoonFish : Poems to Make You Think and Laugh Harry Laing , Shaun Tan (illustrator), Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), Judy Watson (illustrator), Anna Pignataro (illustrator), Abbotsford : Ford Street , 2019 15508423 2019 poetry picture book children's

'Children will love the humour and catchy rhymes of the twenty-nine poems featuring manic TVs, monsters and everything in between.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Freaks on the Loose : The Whole Scary Story Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2018 12792028 2018 selected work children's fiction

'The hilarious, anarchic antics of One-eyed Eileen, her 4F classmates and their long-suffering teacher in one collectable volume.

 We dare you to join Miss Corker and 4F, the class without a yearning for learning.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon Mr Chicken Arriva a Roma Leigh Hobbs , Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016 9612616 2016 single work picture book children's

'Mr Chicken has always loved reading about Rome. Now it's time to see it in the flesh. With his helpful phrasebook, a friendly guide and an insatiable appetite, Mr Chicken is ready for anything. From the creator of the much-loved classics, Mr Chicken Goes to Paris and Mr Chicken Lands on London.' (Publication summary)

1 'A Love and Feel for Place' : Australian Illustrated Children's Books – In Pictures Leigh Hobbs , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 9 February 2016;

'The new Australian children’s laureate Leigh Hobbs takes us on a fascinating tour of the best in Australian illustration, from the heartbreaking Shaun Tan to explorations of Indigenous dreamtime and back to his very own and very yellow Mr Chicken’s crazed love affair with London.'

1 1 y separately published work icon The Big Book of Mr Badger Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015 9003431 2015 selected work children's fiction

'All four stories about loveable Mr Badger in one collectable volume, from the creator of Old Tom and Mr Chicken.

'Life is full of surprises at the Boubles Grand Hotel. Luckily, Mr Badger is on hand to cope with any situation.

'Join in the fun and read all four hilarious Mr Badger stories in one volume: Mr Badger and the Big Surprise, Mr Badger and the Missing Ape, Mr Badger and the Difficult Duchess and Mr Badger and the Magic Mirror.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Big Book of Old Tom Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2014 7576653 2014 selected work children's fiction

Angela Throgmorton lives alone and likes it that way. One day she finds an unusual bundle on her doorstep – Old Tom has arrived. Her life will never be the same. And nor will yours! The Big Book of Old Tom is five adventures of Leigh Hobbs’ much loved characters, Old Tom and Angela Throgmorton, in one delightful collection.

Source: Allen and Unwin website.

1 4 y separately published work icon Mr Chicken Lands on London Leigh Hobbs , Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2014 7542943 2014 single work picture book children's

'Mr Chicken can't wait another minute, so he finishes his breakfast, collects his camera and flies to London. He wants to see everything.

'Join Mr Chicken and let him show you his favourite city in all the world.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Mr Chicken Leigh Hobbs , 2014 Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2014- 16866907 2014 series - author children's fiction children's
1 3 y separately published work icon Horrible Harriet's Inheritance Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2012 Z1871831 2012 single work children's fiction children's humour

'You may remember Horrible Harriet - she's wicked, wild and larger than life, and she invented Mr Chicken. Well Harriet is back, to claim her inheritance and fill in the gaps in her impressive family tree along the way. These include queens, warriors and yes, a vampire, too...

'In this story you will see how Horrible Harriet obtains her rightful inheritance, and in the process learns a lot about her famous and infamous ancestors. Hilarious and subversive, this is the perfect gift for any primary-aged child.' (From the publisher's website.)

1 Mr Chicken Goes to Paris Kellie Mackereth , Leigh Hobbs , 2012 single work drama children's Come abroad with the riotous Mr. Chicken as he tours the magnifique sights of Paris with his friend Yvette! Paris becomes a city of magic for Mr. Chicken as he discovers if he has what it takes to navigate the perils of flying economy, travelling on the Metro and learning a foreign language. But what will the Parisians make of Yvette's enormous fowl friend? Will this top-hatted tourist become the most astonishing spectacle of all? Source: http://www.nida.edu.au/ (Sighted 27/03/2012).
1 6 y separately published work icon Trust Me Too Paul Collins (editor), Ormond : Ford Street , 2012 Z1846099 2012 anthology poetry short story children's young adult adventure crime fantasy romance science fiction (taught in 1 units)

'Trust Me Too comprises work from over 50 of Australia's leading children's authors and illustrators. Separated into genres such as crime, adventure, romance, science fiction and fantasy, it truly covers all aspects of the classical anthology. It contains fiction, illustrations, poetry and graphics.

Contributors include a prequel to Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody, stories from many other writers including Jack Heath, Oliver Phommavanh, James Roy, Gary Crew, Margaret Clark, Phil Kettle, Michael Gerard Bauer, poems from writers such as Lorraine Marwood, Sofie Laguna and Michael Wagner, and illustrations from artists such as Shaun Tan, Leigh Hobbs, Mark Wilson and Marc McBride.' Source: Ford Street Publishing.

1 Straight-headed Harry Leigh Hobbs , 2012 single work poetry young adult
— Appears in: Trust Me Too 2012;
1 3 y separately published work icon Mr Badger and the Magic Mirror Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1801783 2011 single work children's fiction children's 'Life is certainly full of surprises at the Boubles Grand Hotel. When Mr Badger discovers a mirror that is anything but ordinary, he learns more about his favourite hotel than he would ever have dreamed possible.' (Trove record)
1 2 y separately published work icon Mr Badger and the Difficult Duchess Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1767711 2011 single work children's fiction children's 'Mr Badger is used to dealing with guests good and bad. But one day - the day of the Philatelic Society Annual Dinner - an extremely difficult guest arrives, demanding the Royal Suite. Just who is this tall and troublesome woman, and why does she look a little familiar? Look out for all the Mr Badger books and follow his adventures at the Boubles Grand Hotel.' (From the publisher's website.)
1 3 y separately published work icon Mr Badger and the Missing Ape Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2010 Z1734171 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'For longer than anyone can remember, Algernon has been standing absolutely still in his own special spot at the Boubles Grand Hotel. Everyone is shocked when he disappears. Can Mr Badger solve the mystery of the missing ape?' (From the publisher's website.)

1 6 y separately published work icon Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2010 Z1723457 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'Mr Badger is in charge of special events at a splendid old London hotel. When he and his assistant, Miss Pims, prepare for Miss Sylvia Smothers-Carruthers' seventh birthday party, little does Mr Badger know just what is in store for Sylvia, and for him...

'Meet Mr Badger and his friends and discover the world of the Boubles Grand Hotel.' (From the publisher's website.)

1 1 y separately published work icon Mr Badger Leigh Hobbs , 2010 Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2010- Z1723451 2010 series - author children's fiction children's
1 Reading the Field Peter Goldsworthy , Robyn Annear , Frank Moorhouse , Annabel Crabb , Larissa Behrendt , Leigh Hobbs , Hannie Rayson , Jane Sullivan (editor), 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 7 August 2010; (p. 12-13)
'The right mix of bookishness could make our leadership candidates better people. Australian authors are here to offer some advice.' (Editor's abstract)
1 Miss Corker's Misfortune Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction children's
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 17 January 2010; (p. 18)
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