Author(s): Alex T. Smith
Meet Claude - the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior with 52 episodes airing in 2018.
A walk in the park leads to a walk on a tightrope when Claude joins a circus, throws custard pies, and becomes the star of the show!
The third book in this hilarious bestselling series - perfect for new readers and also great for sharing!
Praise for the Claude series:
'Illustrated with humour and elegance' The Times
'With quirky illustrations and plenty of humour' Metro
Claude in the City was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. Claude Going for Gold won the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. Alex T. Smith was the official World Book Day illustrator in 2014.
Follow Alex at alextsmith.com and on Twitter: @Alex_T_Smith
Come one, come all for this extraordinary fiction debut for both Alex T Smith and his unforgettable hero, Claude.
Long-listed for Kate Greenaway Medal 2013.
Watch out for this new kid on children's books block, you will be won over! -- Librarymice.com I loved everything about this book. -- Bookbag A treat for new readers. -- Peters Gazette Claude's gentle adventures and Alex T. Smith's irresistible illustrations make this a great book to share with children. -- ABC Magazine 20110301 Comic talent not just for writing a good story but also illustrating it in a fitting but hilarious style. -- Books For Keeps A wonderful creation for newly independent readers. -- The Bookseller
After briefly considering careers in space travel, cookery and being a rabbit, Alex finally decided to become an illustrator. In 2006 he graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. For such a young newcomer, Alex has already achieved great things.His first fiction series 'Claude' has been selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club 2011 and Bella and Monty recently won the Dundee Award. Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero (Scholastic) was the first picturebook Alex illustrated and it won the Coventry Inspiration Award, and was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal in 2009. Alex was also shortlisted for The Best Emerging Illustrator by The Book Trust in 2008. He has since written and illustrated his own picturebooks including Egg, Bella and Monty and Home (Scholastic)