Clue Number 1
The Story Place Gallery
Naughty Man of Mystery! We all know you don’t run in the library.
Creep your way along to the Story Place Gallery, on the Mezzanine Level, to enjoy the illustrations from Old Tom: Man of Mystery by Leigh Hobbs. Look closely at the colours in the illustrations. Explore how Leigh Hobbs first creates sketches for each page and then paints a final illustration. Why not stay a while and read Old Tom: Man of Mystery together?
When you’re done, keep an eye out for your next clue in the hunt for the Man of Mystery!
Tip for parents: When you read these clues to your children, point to the words as you go. This helps build text recognition skills and excitement for reading.