Hobbs, Leigh Freaks Ahoy

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Freaks Ahoy

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In 4F for Freaks Miss Corker came up with a great idea for tricking 4F into obedience, but in this hilarious sequel, she finds her disguise has stuck and it looks like she'll be Miss Schnorkel forever. With One-Eyed Eileen on the case to unmask her, and a rendezvous with a boatload of teachers on long-service leave, Freaks Ahoy! is hilarious entertainment for young and old.

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Leigh Hobbs was born in Melbourne, grew up in Bairnsdale and has lived and worked in Sydney, Sale and London. He is an artist who works across a wide range of mediums, as well as writing and illustrating his children's books...Leigh's first arts-related job was at Sydney's Luna Park where he created Larry and Lizzy Luna, now in the Powerhouse Museum. Leigh's ceramic Flinders Street Station Teapot is in the National Gallery of Victoria. Many of his cartoons have appeared in the Melbourne Age newspaper. He is best known, though, for his children's books featuring his characters Old Tom, Horrible Harriet and Fiona the Pig. Old Tom has been adapted into an extremely popular TV series...Ed Zaghini of Booktrusted News (UK) describes Leigh as 'one of today's best living children's book illustrators'. Leigh has twice been shortlisted for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Awards (for Horrible Harriet and Old Tom's Holiday and his books have won every majo

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Book Description Allen Unwin, Australia, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Hobbs Leigh (illustrator). 195 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. LEIGH HOBBS: AUSTRALIA S CHILDREN S LAUREATE 2016-17 4F are all at sea. Who d have thought so many Freaks could fit on a boat? This time Hobbs has gone too far! Fenella Frump, Librarian, Tasmania More worrying than the first one. Winton Windbag, Teaching Today Quarterly Praise for 4F for Freaks: a world of barely contained anarchy, borderline menace and irresistible humour It s reassuring to think that the truly anarchic tradition in children s literature is still being honoured Brisbane s Child, Sydney s Child Once again, Leigh Hobbs has created a wicked but loveable set of characters. Packed with loads of drama, conflict and suspense, this is a real page turner, guaranteed to deliver a laugh on every page for both children and adults. And, to top it off, there s an exciting twist at the end. A daring and satirical book, this is sure to be a big hit. Deidre Rabel, Midwest Book Review (USA) a perfect read for reluctant readers with a zany sense of humour Sunday Star Times one of the most profound, moving and monumental children s books that has ever been written. This never-before-told story of grade 4F will change your life A classroom of freaks is an inspired idea allows his anarchic and outrageous funny drawings to carry the day. The Age In magnificent, minimal sketches the pupils of 4F leap from the pen of Melbourne illustrator and author Leigh Hobbs and elbow their way on to the page Parents are likely to enjoy the cleverness of the drawings and text as much as children. Courier Mail 4F for freaks Hobbs s skill as artist and author is evident here. He has created a cast of unpleasant characters who appeal even as they repel. He uses alliteration and rhyme to powerful effect. The conclusion is superb, with a twist that leaves the reader pondering who has really won. Sunday Morning Herald unputdownable Single Parent Bible packed full of the author s distinctive, bizarre, cartoon characters Young fans of Leigh Hobbs will readily take to the terrible 4F and their mischievous pranks, however, I suspect quite a few older readers will have a chuckle or two as well. Magpies Vol 21 politically incorrect - fabulously awful. Weekend Australian like Quentin Blake, his messy, scratchy lines are vibrant and full of character. Politically incorrect, his characterizations are fabulously awful. Weekend Australian. Bookseller Inventory # AA79781741149838

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Book Description Allen Unwin, Australia, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Hobbs Leigh (illustrator). 195 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. LEIGH HOBBS: AUSTRALIA S CHILDREN S LAUREATE 2016-17.4F are all at sea. Who d have thought so many Freaks could fit on a boat? This time Hobbs has gone too far! Fenella Frump, Librarian, Tasmania. More worrying than the first one. Winton Windbag, Teaching Today Quarterly.Praise for 4F for Freaks:. a world of barely contained anarchy, borderline menace and irresistible humour It s reassuring to think that the truly anarchic tradition in children s literature is still being honoured Brisbane s Child, Sydney s Child. Once again, Leigh Hobbs has created a wicked but loveable set of characters. Packed with loads of drama, conflict and suspense, this is a real page turner, guaranteed to deliver a laugh on every page for both children and adults. And, to top it off, there s an exciting twist at the end. A daring and satirical book, this is sure to be a big hit. Deidre Rabel, Midwest Book Review (USA). a perfect read for reluctant readers with a zany sense of humour Sunday Star Times. one of the most profound, moving and monumental children s books that has ever been written. This never-before-told story of grade 4F will change your life A classroom of freaks is an inspired idea allows his anarchic and outrageous funny drawings to carry the day. The Age. In magnificent, minimal sketches the pupils of 4F leap from the pen of Melbourne illustrator and author Leigh Hobbs and elbow their way on to the page Parents are likely to enjoy the cleverness of the drawings and text as much as children. Courier Mail. 4F for freaks Hobbs s skill as artist and author is evident here. He has created a cast of unpleasant characters who appeal even as they repel. He uses alliteration and rhyme to powerful effect. The conclusion is superb, with a twist that leaves the reader pondering who has really won. Sunday Morning Herald. unputdownable Single Parent Bible. packed full of the author s distinctive, bizarre, cartoon characters Young fans of Leigh Hobbs will readily take to the terrible 4F and their mischievous pranks, however, I suspect quite a few older readers will have a chuckle or two as well. Magpies Vol 21. politically incorrect - fabulously awful. Weekend Australian. like Quentin Blake, his messy, scratchy lines are vibrant and full of character. Politically incorrect, his characterizations are fabulously awful. Weekend Australian. Bookseller Inventory # AA79781741149838

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