Author(s): Leigh Hobbs (Illustrator)
Old Tom, the naughty orange cat, is back—and a new book on beauty has quite an effect on him
Angela Throgmorton adores Old Tom, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. When she gives him The Big Book of Beauty, the results are astonishing. But will it go to Old Tom's head?
'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.
Leigh Hobbs is best known for his children's books featuring his characters Old Tom, Fiona the Pig, Horrible Harriet, Mr Chicken and Mr Badger, as well as the Freaks and their teachers in 4F for Freaks and Freaks Ahoy.