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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Big Book of Old Tom
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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 Big Book of Old Tom is five adventures of Leigh Hobbs’ much loved characters, Old Tom and Angela Throgmorton, in one delightful collection.

Source: Allen and Unwin website.

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Unit Suitable For

AC: Year 2 (NSW Stage 1)

General Capabilities

Literacy, Personal and social

Contents

* Contents derived from the Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Allen and Unwin , 2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Old Tom, Leigh Hobbs , single work children's fiction children's
Old Tom at the Beach, Leigh Hobbs , Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), single work picture book children's
Old Tom Goes to Mars, Leigh Hobbs , Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'Old Tom has decided he's due for an adventure…and a break from his fussy but affectionate owner, Angela Throgmorton. But the earth is to small for this fat cat … Old Tom decides that MARS will be his destination! And why not the Martians will love him, and probably make him king … and then he could eat EVERYTHING he wants! But it won't be smooth space travel for this feline there'll be a hilarious bump or two on his travel through the Milky Way!' (Publication summary)

Old Tom's Guide to Being Good, Leigh Hobbs , Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), single work picture book children's humour

'When Angela receives a surprise invitation to the Queen`s afternoon tea party, she has to make sure that Old Tom behaves. With her trusty Guide To Being Good, Old Tom ends up surprising everyone! A fourth hilarious Old Tom adventure.' (Publication summary)

A Friend for Old Tom, Leigh Hobbs , single work children's fiction children's
'Old Tom discovers Angela and decides that he wants to live with her and, of course, that she wants to live with him. Old Tom's hilarious attempts at infiltrating Angela's life - which leave behind the usual trail of shocked onlookers and broken debris - burst from the page with Leigh's trademark energy and humour.' (Libraries Australia)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2014 .
      image of person or book cover 3390309971855588838.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 458p.
      Description: illus., facsim.
      Note/s:
      • Published June 2014
      ISBN: 9781743318447
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