Author(s): Leigh Hobbs
LEIGH HOBBS: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2016-17..Horrible Harriet lived at school. She had a nest, high up in the roof. She was very helpful in class, but the other kids thought she was mean and nasty, cruel and wicked!..Harriet is back, with a new friend - Mr Chicken...The fact that Mr Chicken terrorises the entire school doesn't matter a jot, as Horrible Harriet knows how to handle him and thereby becomes popular at last.for the afternoon, at least...'The work of an utterly original artist whose boundless generosity is matched by a thumping talent for talking directly to kids.' - Sydney Morning Herald..'There's something universally appealing about all Hobbs' creations ...remarkable how much emotional range he conveys in a few brush strokes.' - The Age..'Hobbs has a delightfully quirky sense of the ridiculous his vibrant illustrations, full of movement and colour, complement this wacky story wonderfully well.' - Sunday Tasmanian
Shortlisted for Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year: Lower Primary Children 2006.
Leigh Hobbs is an artist, painter, sculptor, cartoonist, children's book illustrator, and author. He is the author of the the Mr. Badger series and the Old Tom series.