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Hobbs, Leigh

Overview
Works: 99 works in 331 publications in 3 languages and 6,199 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Pictorial works  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.H633, E
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Publications about Leigh Hobbs
Publications by Leigh Hobbs
Most widely held works by Leigh Hobbs
Old Tom, Man of Mystery by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 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 )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Bringing up Old Tom is hard work, so Angela is thrilled when she wins a luxury holiday - even though it means leaving Old Tom at home. Or so she thinks. Join Old Tom and Angela on their hilarious journey around the world
Horrible Harriet by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Horrible Harriet lives in a nest in the roof of the school. All the other children are scared of her. But when Athol Egghead arrives in a hot-air balloon, she finds her first friend. This book is about appearances and friendships and people not being what they seem. That is, appearances can be deceptive, and friendship can triumph
Mr Chicken goes to Paris by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and French 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
Fiona the pig by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 237 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
Bad Buster by Sofie Laguna( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 225 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
Old Tom's big book of beauty by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 175 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 'The big book of beauty' go to Old Tom's Head? Suggested level: junior, primary
Mr Badger and the big surprise by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 172 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
Old Tom goes to Mars by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and French and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Old Tom is leaving home, in fact, leaving earth, for Mars! What will Angela Throgmorton do?
Mr Chicken arriva a Roma (Mr Chicken arrives in Rome) by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Mr Chicken has been to Paris and London, but his taste for travel is insatiable - now it's time to visit Rome, a city of ancient wonders and delicious things to eat
Old Tom's guide to being good by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 143 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
Horrible Harriet's inheritance : in her own words by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 138 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
Mr Badger and the difficult Duchess by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Mr Badger is used to dealing with guests both good and bad. But on the day of the stamp collectors' society annual dinner, an extremely difficult guest arrives, and demands the Royal Suite
Mr Badger and the magic mirror by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 129 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
Old Tom at the beach by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Old Tom has never been to the beach before, so when he and Angela Throgmorton leave early one morning he is eager to see all the sights. However, even Old Tom cannot foresee the thrilling adventures, including sailing with pirates, that lie ahead!
4F for freaks by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Miss Corker has the misfortune to be teaching 4F, the class who just don't want to learn. Suggested level: junior, primary
Mr Badger and the missing ape by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Mr. Badger searches for Algernon, the large ape who went missing from the glass case that stands in the Boubles Grand Hotel's foyer
Hide that horse! by David Metzenthen( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 109 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
Freaks ahoy by Leigh Hobbs( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 101 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 (169)
French (6)
Chinese (3)
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