Claude All at Sea A picture book by Alex T Smith
  

Claude All at Sea A picture book

Written by Alex T Smith
Illustrated by
Part of the Claude Series

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Claude All at Sea A picture book by Alex T Smith

The first picture book starring the delightful canine Claude, following the much-loved fiction series. Perfect for Claude's youngest fans. Meet Claude - the extraordinary dog with an extraordinary life! Whether he's soaking up cafe culture in the city or taking some time out on the beach - wherever he goes, all sorts of wacky adventures befall him.Are you ready for a rollicking seafaring adventure? In true Claude style, the fearless canine swooshes out of the house via the bathtub. Out at sea and joined by trusted companion, Sir Bobblysock, Claude meets mermaids, dolphins, Captain Poopdeck, and an enormous, ferocious sea monster called Nigel! Can Claude save them all from the monster?Claude was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, the Richard and Judy Book Club and is soon to be a TV star on Disney Junior with 52 episodes airing in 2017. Alex T. Smith is a World Book Day Illustrator. Praise for Claude:'Illustrated with humour and elegance.' Sunday Times'Quirky illustrations with plenty of humour.' The MetroFollow Alex at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and https://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith

Reviews

Alex T Smith's latest creation is a perfect combination of words and pictures, which make an engaging, inventive and humorous caper * Inis * This is a great introduction for a younger audience to the 'Claude

. * School Librarian * Claude is a delightful character whose resourcefulness and joie de vivre will appeal to both youngsters and adults. Clever use of colour and typography brings the story and its characters to life, and offers plenty of opportunity for noisy interaction. * Book Trust * A real corker ... writer-illustrator Smith carefully introduces little children to new words and sounds (whoosh) and fired their imaginations with a surprisingly friendly sea monster ... I particularly liked the hat and bow tie that Nigel wears * Belfast Telegraph * I loved it -- Helen Hewett * Cotswold Life * With irreverent humour and engaging illustrations, this is perfect to be read out loud and will appeal to anyone who wants to go on a secret escapade! * South Wales Evening Post * This is Claude's first outing in a picture book, and it's a real corker ... writer-illustrator Smith carefully introduces little children to new words and sounds, and fires their imaginations with a surprisingly friendly sea monster * Press & Journal * With wonderful humour and brilliant illustrations, this is a joy of a book. * Parents In Touch * For emerging readers I recommend the Claude books by Alex T. Smith...with easy-to-follow text, a playful layout and humorous illustrations * Sunday Independent * For a child who loves a good laugh, Claude All At Sea is a sweet, funny, colourfully illustrated story * The Irish Independent * Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant fun; every spread brims over with visual and verbal delights. If you enjoy quirky; don't miss this one ... Actually, just don't miss it. * Red Reading Hub *

About the Author

Alex graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. Claude won the 5-9 young fiction Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, the Richard and Judy Book Club and is soon to be a TV star on Disney Junior with 52 episodes airing in 2017. Alex T. Smith is a World Book Day Illustrator.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Alex T Smith
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Publisher

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

Publication date

27th June 2017

ISBN

9781444903683


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