Author(s): Leigh Hobbs
Mr Badger is in charge of special events at a splendid old London hotel. When he and his assistant, Miss Pims, prepare for Miss Sylvia Smothers-Carruthers' seventh birthday party, little does Mr Badger know just what is in store for Sylvia, and for him. Meet Mr Badger and his friends and discover the world of the Boubles Grand Hotel.
Commended for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Young Readers 2011. Shortlisted for KOALA (Kids Own Australian Literature Awards): Younger Readers 2011 and APA Design Awards: Scholastic Best Designed Children's Book 2011.
Leigh Hobbs is the author of the children's books featuring his characters Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Fiona the Pig and Mr Chicken, as well as the Freaks and their teachers in 4F for Freaks and Freaks Ahoy. Leigh has been shortlisted three times for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award (for Mr Chicken Goes to Paris, Horrible Harriet and Old Tom's Holiday).