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Old Tom's Holiday

Little Hare Books

Author: Leigh Hobbs   Series: Old Tom

When Angela Throgmorton wins a luxury holiday trip, she's thrilled. The poor woman needs to get away. She's exhausted from caring for Old Tom, who likes to relax, and never helps around the house. It's a trip for one - maybe Old Tom can clean his room while she's gone. On her whirlwind trip, Angela travels on airplanes, trains, and buses. She visits museums and gardens and exlusive cafes. But everywhere Angela goes, she sees something that reminds her of home. Is she just homesick, or is it a holiday for two after all?Leigh Hobbs is the author and illustrator of the immensely popular Old Tom series and, more recently, of the various hilarious international adventures of his Mr Chicken character. Leigh Hobbs is the Australian Children's Laureate 2016 - 2018.

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Summary

When Angela Throgmorton wins a luxury holiday trip, she's thrilled. The poor woman needs to get away. She's exhausted from caring for Old Tom, who likes to relax, and never helps around the house. It's a trip for one - maybe Old Tom can clean his room while she's gone. On her whirlwind trip, Angela travels on airplanes, trains, and buses. She visits museums and gardens and exlusive cafes. But everywhere Angela goes, she sees something that reminds her of home. Is she just homesick, or is it a holiday for two after all?Leigh Hobbs is the author and illustrator of the immensely popular Old Tom series and, more recently, of the various hilarious international adventures of his Mr Chicken character. Leigh Hobbs is the Australian Children's Laureate 2016 - 2018.

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Description

When Angela Throgmorton wins a luxury holiday trip, she's thrilled. The poor woman needs to get away. She's exhausted from caring for Old Tom, who likes to relax, and never helps around the house. It's a trip for one - maybe Old Tom can clean his room while she's gone. On her whirlwind trip, Angela travels on airplanes, trains, and buses. She visits museums and gardens and exlusive cafes. But everywhere Angela goes, she sees something that reminds her of home. Is she just homesick, or is it a holiday for two after all? Leigh Hobbs is the author and illustrator of the immensely popular Old Tom series and, more recently, of the various hilarious international adventures of his Mr Chicken character. Leigh Hobbs is the Australian Children's Laureate 2016 - 2018.

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Critic Reviews

“"Old Tom is a big, resounding yes for children who live in a world of nos. In all these hilarious adventures, Hobbs is right on the beating heart of what it is to be a child."”

--Sydney Morning Herald, on Old Tom's Big Book of Beauty "The humor in this book is sure to appeal to children, especially Harry Allard's fans." --School Library Journal

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About the Author

Leigh Hobbs is the author and illustrator of the immensely popular Old Tom series and, more recently, of the various hilarious international adventures of his Mr Chicken character. Leigh Hobbs is the Australian Children's Laureate 2016 - 2018.

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Product Details

Publisher
Hardie Grant Children's Publishing | Little Hare
Published
1st August 2016
Pages
32
ISBN
9781760129057
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