Leigh Hobbs

18 children’s books by the writer and illustrator

Leigh Hobbs lives in Australia, where his books for young readers win many prizes. He frequently visits the UK and is brilliant at doing events.

3+ years

Old Tom's Big Book of Beauty

Leigh Hobbs

Old Tom's Big Book of Beauty

Angela Throgmorton adores Old Tom, although she feels there's room for improvement. So she buys him a book, The Big Book of Beauty, which encourages Tom to make quite a few changes. Not all of them, Angela thinks, are ...

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3+ years

Mr Chicken Goes to Paris

Leigh Hobbs

Mr Chicken Goes to Paris

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 ...

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3+ years

Hooray for Horrible Harriet

Leigh Hobbs

Hooray for Horrible Harriet

High up in her room, Harriet is adding the final touches to her secret recipe, when BOOM, the smoke clears and Mr Chicken is revealed. Harriet has made a friend at last! But is it possible for this new friend ...

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Mr. Chicken Lands on London

Leigh Hobbs

Mr. Chicken Lands on London

From the creator of the much-loved Mr Chicken Goes to Paris comes another madcap adventure - this time it's London and Mr Chicken wants to see all of it! Mr Chicken lands in London, checks in at the Savoy and ...

£9.99

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7+ years

The Big Book of Old Tom

Leigh Hobbs

The Big Book of Old Tom

Five adventures of Leigh Hobbs' much loved characters, Old Tom and Angela Throgmorton, in one delightful collection. Angela Throgmorton lives alone and likes it that way. One day she finds an unusual bundle on her doorstep - Old Tom has arrived ...

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3+ years

Horrible Harriet

Leigh Hobbs

Horrible Harriet

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 ...

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7+ years

Horrible Harriet's Inheritance

Leigh Hobbs

Horrible Harriet's Inheritance

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.

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Mr Chicken Lands on London

Leigh Hobbs

Mr Chicken Lands on London

From the creator of the much-loved Mr Chicken Goes to Paris comes another madcap adventure - this time it's London and Mr Chicken wants to see all of it! Mr Chicken lands in London, checks in at the Savoy and ...

£6.99

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