Mr Chicken Goes to Mars by Leigh Hobbs

$25.00 Inc GST

Mr Chicken is very curious. He loves meeting new people and travelling to new places. He’s been to Paris, London, Rome and all over Australia, but one day, he realises that he has never been to outer space.
Mr Chicken is on his way to Mars and you, the adventurous reader, are invited to join him!

Collect all of Mr Chicken’s adventures in the bestselling Mr Chicken series.

Mr Chicken’s most ambitious journey yet will take him to the outer reaches of the known universe! From picture book maestro and former Australian Children’s Laureate Leigh Hobbs.

About the Author: Leigh Hobbs was Australian Children’s Laureate in 2016-17 and works across a wide range of artistic mediums. He is best known for his children’s books featuring Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Fiona the Pig, the Freaks of 4F, Mr Badger and Mr Chicken. Old Tom is also a popular TV series, and Leigh has won every major Australian children’s choice award. Mr Chicken Goes to Paris was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, is a bestseller at Paris’s Louvre Bookshop, was adapted for the stage by NIDA, and was shortlisted for the CBCA Awards – as were Horrible Harriet and Old Tom’s Holiday. In 2019, Leigh received one of five Australian Legends of Children’s Literature awards from Australia Post and was featured on a stamp. For a glimpse into Leigh’s studio and creative process – and some tips on how to draw his most famous characters – view his ‘That’s Me’ mini-film series at

03 Oct 2023

Additional information




Picture books

Readership Level

Children / Juvenile



Publication Date

03 Oct 2023

Mr Chicken Goes to Mars by Leigh Hobbs ISBN 9781760878276

2 in stock (can be backordered)