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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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Claude All at Sea A picture book

Claude All at Sea A picture book

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/11/2014

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 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 Metro Follow Alex at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and https://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith

Foxy and Egg

Foxy and Egg

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2014

Egg rolls up to the house of the wicked Foxy DuBois. Foxy is always very kind to strangers and invites Egg in, but she's got a glint in her eye, and has devilish plans. The clues are there: recipe books, and pictures of fried eggs adorning her walls. Be careful, Egg! 'If you're not in fits of giggles by the back endpaper, there's something wrong with you!' The Bookbag These crazy characters also star in their own fiction series- Foxy Tales. Alex T Smith is the World Book Day illustrator for 2014 and also the author of the internationally bestselling fiction series Claude, which was shortlisted for the Waterstone's prize and was part of the Richard and Judy Book Club. Follow Alex at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and https://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith

Claude on the Slopes

Claude on the Slopes

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2013

Meet Claude, the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe. In this winter adventure Claude goes from throwing snowballs and making snowmen to causing an all-out avalanche! The sixth 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

Home

Home

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/06/2013

Once there was a house, a house that was a home... When four best friends decide they want to try living somewhere new, their differences drive them to go their separate ways, and they each take a piece of the house with them. But soon they learn just what makes a house a home. With a clever and reassuring resolution, this warm, witty tale about breaking up and making up will charm children and adults alike.

Claude in the Spotlight

Claude in the Spotlight

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

Meet Claude, the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe. A gentle stroll through town leads to leg kicking and bottom shaking as Claude dances his way into the theatre and straight into the spotlight! The fifth 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

Catch Us If You Can-Can!

Catch Us If You Can-Can!

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2013

The dastardly duo from Egg returns in this delightfully silly tale. The utterly charming Foxy Dubois and Alphonso the Alligator put on their dancing shoes to commit the crime of the century! But when they hit the dance floor, things start to go terribly wrong... Egg was selected by CBeebies Bedtime Stories and was the Book of the Week at Peters' Bookselling Services. Alex T. Smith is also the author of the extraordinary fiction series Claude which was shortlisted for the Waterstone's prize and was part of the Richard and Judy Book Club. Praise for Egg: 'A delightfully silly tale of a fox that wants to eat an egg. Alex T Smith's quirky illustrations help sell the absurdity. Recommended.' The Bookbag Follow Alex at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk/

Claude in the Country

Claude in the Country

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2012

Meet Claude, the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe! A quiet nature walk in the country turns into a busy day on the farm when Claude ends up mucking out the pigs, feeding the chickens, and lassoing a fearsome bull! The fourth 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

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