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Hobbs, Leigh

Overview
Works: 75 works in 270 publications in 4 languages and 6,283 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.H633, A823.3
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Publications about Leigh Hobbs
Publications by Leigh Hobbs
Most widely held works about Leigh Hobbs
 
Most widely held works by Leigh Hobbs
Old Tom, Man of Mystery by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
When Angela Throgmorton decides that Old Tom is now big enough to help around the house, he has other ideas
Old Tom's holiday by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Angela goes off on a vacation that she has won, but is surprised to find that everything reminds her of the cat she thought she left at home
Horrible Harriet by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Horrible Harriet lives in a nest in the roof of the school. She's mean and nasty and has no friends until Athol Egghead arrives in a hotair balloon and befriends her. Suggested level: junior, primary
Mr Badger and the big surprise by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Mr. Badger, with the help of his assistant, Miss Pims, prepares for Miss Sylvia Smothers-Carruthers' seventh birthday party, not expecting that a surprise lie in store for both him and the birthday girl
Bad Buster by Sofie Laguna( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Working at the 'Doghouse' for 'lost and unwanted dogs' helps Buster to realize his self worth, and change his bad behavior, and make friends at school
Fiona the pig by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Mr. and Mrs. Pig worry because their daughter Fiona is neat and clean and likes perfumed bubble baths rather than wallowing in the mud
Mr Chicken goes to Paris by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Mr Chicken's friend Yvette has invited him to Paris. As they tour some of the city's most famous sights, Mr Chicken is overcome by the city's magic. Meanwhile, the Parisians don't quite know what to make of a giant chicken wearing a top hat. Suggested level: junior, primary
Old Tom goes to Mars by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and French and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Old Tom the cat wants to go to Mars where he expects to be made a king, but he ends up in trouble instead
Old Tom's big book of beauty by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Angela Throgmorton adores Old Tom but that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. When she gives him "The Big Book of Beauty" the results are astonishing. But will it go to Old Tom's head?
Old Tom's guide to being good by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Hints on common courtesy and manners are humorously conveyed in the imaginary story of Angela Throgmorton's visit to the queen with her cat, Old Tom
Mr Chicken lands on London by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
"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 the world"--Back cover
Mr Badger and the difficult Duchess by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
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? Suggested level: primary
Horrible Harriet's inheritance : in her own words by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
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
Old Tom at the beach by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Old Tom has never been to the beach before and is eager to see the sights. Suggested level: junior, primary
Mr Badger and the magic mirror by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
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
4F for freaks by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Miss Corker has the misfortune to be teaching 4F, the class who just don't want to learn. Suggested level: junior, primary
Hide that horse! by David Metzenthen( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Tim is trying to keep a miniature horse in his backyard. The only problem is that it's against the law and Tim has to use all of his wits to keep little Percy from being caught by the horse-hating Ranger Dooley. Suggested level: junior, primary
My sister's an alien by Gretel Killeen( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
When Eppie gets squished to the size of a strawberry, ends up flying around the world, landing on the planet sock and about to be kidnapped by a handsome alien prince, it's up to her brother Zeke to rescue her. What follows is a laugh-a-minute adventure. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
A friend for Old Tom by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Old Tom discovers Angela and decides that he wants to live with her and, of course, that she wants to live with him. Old Tom's hilarious attempts at infiltrating Angela's life - which leave behind the usual trail of shocked onlookers and broken debris - burst from the page with Leigh's trademark energy and humour
Freaks ahoy by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
4F are all at sea. Who'd have thought so many Freaks could fit on a boat?
 
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Alternative Names
Leigh Hobbs Australian artist
Leigh Hobbs schrijver uit Australië
홉즈, 리 1953-
Languages
English (158)
French (4)
Chinese (3)
Spanish (1)
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