Claude in the City by Alex T. Smith
  

Synopsis

Claude in the City by Alex T. Smith

Claude is no ordinary dog - he leads an extraordinary life! When Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes set off for work, Claude decides what adventure he wants to have that day. Today he and Sir Bobblysock go to the city for the very first time. The have tea in a cafe, go shopping and visit a museum. It is all very normal until...Claude accidentally foils a robbery and becomes the local hero! Claude in the City has been selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club. Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' - The Times 'With quirky illustrations and plenty of humour...' - Metro

Reviews

This book is jam-packed with red and black illustrations that bring Claude's world to life. And once you've peeked into Claude's world, you'll definitely want to read more books in the series The List 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 The author is a comparitive newcomer to children's books

About the Author

Alex T. Smith

Whilst studying illustration at Coventry University, Alex T. Smith won second prize in the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Picture Book Illustration in 2006 and was highly commended for the same award in 2005. Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero was shortlisted for the Coventry Inspiration Book Award and Alex was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal 2009, an amazing accolade for such a new and young writer!

Alex lives in York with his wife and four very naughty, tiny dogs. Read more about the author here.

Photo credit: Dominic Turner

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Alex T. Smith
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Author's Website

alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk/

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

3rd February 2011

ISBN

9780340998991


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