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Leigh-Hobbs-Mr Chicken parachuting into
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 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


2 Nicholson Street
Bairnsdale Victoria 3875
+61 03 5153 1988

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