Claude at the Circus by Alex T. Smith

Claude at the Circus

Written by Alex T. Smith
Part of the Claude Series

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Come one, come all for this extraordinary fiction debut for both Alex T. Smith and his unforgettable hero, Claude.


Claude at the Circus by Alex T. Smith

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! Funny and exciting stories from a bright, young newcomer.


'Watch out for this new kid on children's books block, you will be won over! ' -

'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

'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

'Perfect for newly developing readers and great to share.' - Primary Times

'Smith's beret-sporting pooch, Claude, is back on hapless and hilarious form in Claude At The Circus.' - Junior

'Illustrated with humour and elegance on every page.' - Sunday Times

About the Author

Alex T. Smith

Alex T. Smith has worked as a writer and illustrator since graduating in 2006. He is the creator of the bestselling Claude series of early readers, which are soon to appear in their own TV series on Disney Junior. Alex lives in Warwickshire. This is his first commission for Walker Books.

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96 pages


Alex T. Smith
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Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st January 2012




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