Leigh Hobbs Artist and author Leigh Hobbs is best known for the many children’s books he has written and illustrated featuring his characters Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Mr Chicken, Fiona the Pig, Mr Badger and the FREAKS in 4F. In 2019 he, along with five other Australian authors, was honoured by Australia Post with a stamp as an ‘Australian Legend of Children’s Literature’.  Australian Children’s Laureate 2016-2017 | Story Box Library | leighhobbs.com.au