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Alex T Smith - Author

About the Author

A World Book Day Author 2019

Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the bestselling Claudeseries, which is published in 16 languages worldwide, and is now a TV show on Disney Junior. Alex’s newest series, Mr Penguin, launched in 2017, to widespread praise. Alex’s quirky, witty writing and illustrations are instantly recognisable, critically acclaimed and as popular with adults as children. Alex is also widely praised for his work illustrating children’s classics: he won Children’s Book of the World Illustration Award for his illustrations in a new edition of Dodie Smith’s The Hundred and One Dalmatians; he has created new art for books by Enid Blyton, Eva Ibbotson and Richmal Crompton. Alex has collaborated with Watership Down author Richard Adams on his last book, Egg Box Dragon, as well as David Almond and Juno Dawson. Alex has won the UKLA Picture Book Award and the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award, and been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Award. He has also been the official World Book Day illustrator.

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Princess Primrose

Princess Primrose

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2017

When you're a princess, you can do whatever you like.Or can you? Life for Princess Primrose is rather dull because she's not allowed to climb trees, dig up muddy vegetables or even splash in the fountain. Everyone in the royal household is properly proper, and Primrose longs to have some serious FUN. But things take a turn for the better when Primrose's Grandmama comes for a visit and reminds everyone never to say no to a spot of fun. A gorgeous new picture book by Alex T. Smith that reminds us to giggle. PICTURE BOOKS BY ALEX T. SMITH Ella Hector and the Big Bad Knight Home Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion Princess Primrose

Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion

Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion

Author: Alex T Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/07/2016

Little Red is on her way to visit Auntie Rosie with a basket of goodies and some spot medicine. Along the way she meets the Very Hungry Lion. The Lion is eager to gobble up Little Red. The Lion's plan doesn't work out the way he wanted. Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion is a fractured fairy tale version of Little Red Riding Hood. It's a classic fairy tale with a safari twist! Alex T. Smith's fun, bold art brings Little Red Riding Hood to life in a refreshing new way that will delight young readers.

Claude: Lights! Camera! Action!

Claude: Lights! Camera! Action!

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2016

Meet Claude, the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe. Claude discovers a film set right in his very own town! When the two lead actors are injured, Claude and Sir Bobblysock are asked to take their places. Can they become movie stars with just the simple addition of a wig? Of course they can! The seventh 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

Cyfres Clem: 5. Clem a'r Tlws Aur Anferthol

Cyfres Clem: 5. Clem a'r Tlws Aur Anferthol

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/2016

Claude Going for Gold!

Claude Going for Gold!

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/03/2016

Claude, the bestselling beret-clad canine hero, is aiming for the gold medal - winner of the 5-9 fiction Sainsburys Children's Book Award and soon to be a TV star on Disney Junior. When Claude and Sir Bobblysock discover a Very Exciting Sports Competition at their local sports centre, they are very excited. They are even more excited when they are asked to take part. But Claude's doggy paddle isn't quite fast enough, and he's not quite as good at gymnastics as he thought he might be. Then some robbers steal the Gold Cup and Claude chases them - can he run fast enough to catch them? 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. Claude Going for Gold! is the winner of the 5-9 fiction Sainsburys Children's Book Award. Alex T. Smith was the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Enjoy further Claude adventures: Claude in the City, Claude on Holiday, Claude at the Circus, Claude in the Country, Claude in the Spotlight, Claude on the Slopes, Claude Lights! Camera! Action!, Claude Going for Gold, Claude All at Sea, Claude Doodle Book Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' The Times Follow the author at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and http://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith

Claude Doodle Book

Claude Doodle Book

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2015

The perfect boredom-buster, this Claude activity book is guaranteed to provide hours of creativity and fun at home! Meet Claude, the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe. Set your imagination free and doodle away in this arty activity book based on the bestselling Claude series. Claude loves to be out and about, and your doodles will bring his adventures to life! With a pencil and a bit of imagination. there's no limit to the fun you and Claude can have ... 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

Claude: Lights! Camera! Action!

Claude: Lights! Camera! Action!

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2015

Claude discovers a film set on the other side of the fence! When the two lead actors are injured, Claude and Sir Bobblysock are asked to take their places. Can they become movie stars with just the simple addition of a wig? Of course they can! Claude was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and the Richard and Judy Book Club. Alex T. Smith is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' - The Times 'With quirky illustrations and plenty of humour...' - Metro Follow the author at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and http://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith

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