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Horrible Harriet free pdf 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...Leigh Hobbs writes: 'This book is about appearances and friendships and people not being what they seem. That is, appearances can be deceptive, and friendship can triumph. Horrible Harriet is an amalgam of various bad girls I have taught in schools.'..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...Praise for Horrible Harriet:..'From one of today's best living children's book illustrators comes this hilarious and highly original picture book ...splendid and colourful watercolour illustrations ...and characters (that) will entertain young readers and adults alike.' Ed Zaghini, Booktrusted Magazine UK..'Funny, energetic and inventive, this is a gloriously scandalous story about a school bully' Meg Sorensen, Sydney Morning Herald..'A wonderfully subversive read' Judges' Report, CBCA, 2002..' Ah, Harriet, I think I may have even taught you myself. For the memories alone I would buy this book.' Debbie Mullian, Magpies..'The fun-fair palette and humour cloak a serious message: people are not always what they seem.' Vogue Australia Kids..'The bold, scribbly drawings are great fun and Harriet, like all good villains, is a larger-than-life character that small children will love, even recognize.' North South April 2002...Praise for Hooray for Horrible Harriet:..'If Roald Dahl hadn't had Quentin Blake to illustrate his books, he'd have loved Leigh Hobbs.' Meg Sorenson, Sydney Morning Herald..'In the case of Horrible Harriet, Hobbs can take a bossy, alienating, frightening character and make her completely irresistible.' Frances Atkinson, the Age

About Leigh Hobbs

Leigh Hobbs is an artist, painter, sculptor, cartoonist, children's book illustrator and author. He is also an experienced teacher and lecturer at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Leigh's two larger-than-life Luna Park sculptures are now housed at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum. Leigh's ceramic Flinders Street Station teapot is in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria and many of his cartoons have appeared in the Age newspaper and various other publications. Leigh has illustrated many books but is probably best known for the Old Tom series of books which is now also a successful animated TV series. Horrible Harriet, published by Allen Unwin in 2004, was shortlisted for the CBC awards and was the winner of the 2003 YABBA Award. Fiona the Pig has recently been published by Penguin Books and Hooray for Horrible Harriet was published in 2005. His latest book is 4F for Freaks.

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Author : Leigh Hobbs
Publisher : Allen
Data Published : 01 September 2003
ISBN : 1865084409
EAN : 9781865084404
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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