Old Tom by Leigh Hobbs
Book DescriptionIn the first of the Old Tom series, you will meet Angela, who adopts what appears to be a cute little cat. However, Old Tom's real character soon becomes evident, and this means trouble ...and some wacky adventures. Paperback
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140369793
Classification: Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format: Paperback (200mm x 130mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Puffin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Mar-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Books By Author Leigh Hobbs
Mr Chicken Lands on London, Hardback (July 2014)
See London with Mr Chicken! From the creator of the much-loved bestseller Mr Chicken Goes to Paris. 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 all the world.
Big Book of Old Tom, Paperback (June 2014)
Five adventures of Leigh Hobbs' much loved characters, Old Tom and Angela Throgmorton, in one delightful collection.
Old Tom's Big Book of Beauty, Paperback (January 2013)
Now in paperback. 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, star of six previous books and with his own TV series, is one of Leigh Hobbs' most loved characters.
Horrible Harriet's Inheritance, Paperback (June 2012)» View all books by Leigh Hobbs
Hilarious and subversive, this is the perfect gift for any primary-aged child.
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Author Biography - Leigh Hobbs
Leigh Hobbs is an artist and author best known for his children's book character 'Old Tom.' Leigh was born in Melbourne in 1953, but grew up in a country town called Bairnsdale. His first job as an artist was at Sydney's Luna Park where he created two giant caricature figures called Larry and Lizzy Luna. Leigh recently designed the colour scheme for the entrance to Melbourne's Luna Park. 'Old Tom' first made his appearance in four hilarious advent published by Puffin. It was on these books that the French/Australian animated TV series was based. Leigh was short-listed for the 2002 Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards for Horrible Harriet, and again in 2003 for Old Tom's Holiday. Leigh is also a sculptor and painter. He has a passion for English history and visits London as often as possible.
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