Old Tom 25th Anniversary Edition

Leigh Hobbs
NZD $16.99

Celebrating 25 years of Leigh Hobbs' mischievous and beloved character.

Old Tom has found his way into the hearts of thousands of children all around the world. This anniversary edition celebrates this lovable rogue and his relationship with the one and only Angela Throgmorton.

First published in 1994, Old Tom remains one of Children's Laureate 2016/17 Leigh Hobbs' best known characters, starring in many books and in his own television series.

Author bio:

Leigh Hobbs is an artist and author, best known for the children's books featuring his characters Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Fiona the Pig, the Freaks of 4F, Mr Badger and Mr Chicken. Old Tom was also a popular TV series. Mr Chicken Goes to Paris was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards and remains a bestseller at the Louvre Bookshop in Paris. Mr Chicken was adapted for the stage by NIDA and Horrible Harriet appeared at the Sydney Opera House in 2017. In 2016/17, Leigh was Australian Children's Laureate - his detailed Laureate itinerary is on the endpapers of Mr Chicken All Over Australia. In 2019, Leigh was one of five Australian Legends featured by Australia Post on a stamp.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781760876340
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: December 2019
Page Extent: 112
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 6 - 12
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational