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y separately published work icon Mr Badger and the Big Surprise single work   children's fiction   children's  
Is part of Mr Badger Leigh Hobbs , 2010 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
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'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.)

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  • Ages 6-11.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2010 .
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      Extent: 70p.
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      • Publication date: September 2010.
      ISBN: 9781742374178 (pbk.)
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    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)

    Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015

Works about this Work

Untitled John Nolan , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 55 no. 2 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Mr Badger and the Missing Ape Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Moira Robinson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 25 no. 5 2010; (p. 32)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Mr Badger and the Missing Ape Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction
Families and Other Animals Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 327 2010; (p. 71-72)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Very Bad Book Andy Griffiths , 2010 selected work children's fiction poetry ; Bill Rules Elizabeth Fensham , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Kids' Lit Jill Rowbotham , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23-24 October 2010; (p. 37)

— Review of The Legend of the Golden Snail Graeme Base , 2010 single work picture book ; The Blue-Eyed Aborigine Rosemary Hayes , 2010 single work novel ; Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Genesis Lara Morgan , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Hilary Adams , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 90 no. 2 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Mr Badger and the Missing Ape Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 12 September 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Hilary Adams , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 90 no. 2 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Mr Badger and the Missing Ape Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction
Kids' Lit Jill Rowbotham , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23-24 October 2010; (p. 37)

— Review of The Legend of the Golden Snail Graeme Base , 2010 single work picture book ; The Blue-Eyed Aborigine Rosemary Hayes , 2010 single work novel ; Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Genesis Lara Morgan , 2010 single work novel
Families and Other Animals Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 327 2010; (p. 71-72)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Very Bad Book Andy Griffiths , 2010 selected work children's fiction poetry ; Bill Rules Elizabeth Fensham , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Moira Robinson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 25 no. 5 2010; (p. 32)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Mr Badger and the Missing Ape Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction
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