Leigh Hobbs | Mr Chicken comes to Bairnsdale
How to draw Mr Chicken in ten easy steps


In 2020 East Gippsland Art Gallery was thrilled to be exhibiting the artwork

of renowned children’s author Leigh Hobbs. Australia’s Children’s Laureate

2016 - 2017, Leigh’s humorous children’s books are loved and celebrated

across the United Kingdom and Australia.

During his career Leigh has developed many unforgettable characters,

like the very weird Mr Chicken,

Download and open this file and

print or take inspiration with

paper and pencils at hand.

Transform a space in your home into a mini art studio (anywhere will do!)

and turn potential boredom into productivity.

Have you read the Mr Chicken books?
If not, visit http://schoolworkssupplies.com.au/ to order a book.

Don’t have any Mr Chicken books?
Click the following link to hear a read-a-loud version
of Mr Chicken Lands on London


Send us your creations and we will share the love


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Bairnsdale Victoria 3875
+61 03 5153 1988


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The Board and staff of East Gippsland Art Gallery acknowledge the Brabralung people of the Gunaikurnai Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Gallery stands and where we meet, exhibit and celebrate art and heritage.

East Gippsland Art Gallery is principally funded by East Gippsland Shire Council and supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria