LEIGH HOBBS IS AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2016-2017.
'Old Tom is a big, resounding yes" for children who live in a world of "nos". In all these hilarious adventures, Hobbs is right on the beating heart of what it is to be a child.' Meg Sorensen, Sydney Morning Herald
'Few illustrators can capture with such precision the emotions and personality of a character, allowing the artwork to say much more than the brief, wry text.' Sonya Hartnett, Australian Book Review"