Welcome to Rome,' says Mr Chicken's guide, Federica. 'Climb aboard my Vespa and hold on to your hat.' Mr Chicken's childhood dream is about to begin... Another triumph from the Australian Children's Laureate, acclaimed creator of Mr Chicken Goes to Paris and Mr Chicken Lands on London.
Australia is big, but so is Mr Chicken. He can't wait to go everywhere, see everything and meet everyone. Luckily, a helpful marsupial from Tourist Information helps Mr Chicken organise his hectic itinerary. This book is dedicated to the many children, teachers and librarians Leigh Hobbs met as the 2016-2017 Australian Children's Laureate. Collect all of Mr Chicken's adventures: Mr Chicken Goes to Paris, Mr Chicken Lands on London and Mr Chicken Arriva a Roma.
LEIGH HOBBS: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2016-17 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.
LEIGH HOBBS: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2016-17 Angela Throgmorton lives alone and likes it that way. One day she finds an unusual bundle on her doorstep - Old Tom has arrived. Her life will never be the same. And nor will yours! The five classic Old Tom books, all in one volume: Old Tom Old Tom at the Beach Old Tom Goes to Mars Old Tom's Guide to Being Good A Friend for Old Tom
Old Tom has found his way into the hearts of thousands of children all around the world. This anniversary edition celebrates this lovable rogue and his relationship with the one and only Angela Throgmorton. First published in 1994, Old Tom remains one of Children's Laureate 2016/17 Leigh Hobbs' best known characters, starring in many books and in his own television series.
In this story you will see how Horrible Harriet obtains her rightful inheritance, and in the process learns a lot about her famous and infamous ancestors. Hilarious and subversive, this is the perfect gift for any primary-aged child.