Mr Badger and the Big Surprise

Leigh Hobbs
AUD $13.99
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Introducing another lovable character from the creator of Mr Chicken and Old Tom. Mr Badger is the Special Events Manager of London's Boubles Grand Hotel and is in charge of parties, weddings, balls - anything, really, that is a special occasion.

LEIGH HOBBS: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2016-17

Mr Badger is in charge of special events at a splendid old London hotel. When he and his assistant, Miss Pims, prepare for Miss Sylvia Smothers-Carruthers' seventh birthday party, little does Mr Badger know just what is in store for Sylvia, and for him.

Meet Mr Badger and his friends and discover the world of the Boubles Grand Hotel.

Author bio:

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

Category: Children's fiction
ISBN: 9781742374178
Awards: Short-listed KOALA Children's Choice Book Awards, Younger Readers Fiction category 2011 AU; Long-listed CBCA Book of the Year Awards, Younger Readers category 2011 AU; Short-listed APA Book Design Awards, Best Designed Children's Series category 2011 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: September 2010
Page Extent: 80
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 6 - 11
Subject: Children's fiction

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