Look out! Here comes Horrible Harriet - she's wicked, wild and wonderful! Shortlisted for the CBC Picture Book of the Year Award, 2002.
Horrible Harriet is one in a million.
And maybe that's one too many.
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.
Shortlisted in the picture book category of the 2002 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, this wonderfully entertaining picture book is now available in paperback.
Leigh Hobbs is the Australian Children's Laureate 2016-2017.
Leigh Hobbs is the bestselling author of more than 20 books, including the iconic Old Tom, Mr Chicken goes to Paris and Horrible Harriet. As an artist, he works across a range of mediums, as well as writing and illustrating his children's books.
Mr Chicken goes to Paris was shortlisted for the 2010 Prime Minister's Literary awards and has been a constant best seller at the Louvre Museum Bookshop in Paris. Old Tom has been adapted into an extremely popular TV series.
Leigh Hobbs was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2016-17. His subversive humour has delighted children for more than two decades.
You can read more about Leigh at www.leighhobbs.com
Short-listed YABBA (Young Australians Best Book Awards) Children's Choice Book Awards Picture Book category 2004 AU; Short-listed KOALA (Kids Own Australian Literature Awards) 2004 AU; Short-listed REAL (Reading and Enjoying Australian Literature) Children's Choice Book Awards, Picture Storybook 2003 AU; Short-listed CBCA Book of the Year Award, Picture Book 2002 AU
A & U Children
5 - 8
Children's, Teenage & educational