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Claudia Boldt - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Selected as a Booktrust Best New Illustrator of 2011.

Claudia went to Glasgow School of Art as well as Kingston University where she graduated with a Masters in Illustration in 2007. The same year  she founded Cloud Cuckoo Studio with fellow illustrator Katharina Koall in London's East End.

What Claudia likes doing most is writing and illustrating fun and slightly absurd comedies for 4 year olds! She wants to entertain while remaining truthful to her personal emotions, interests and ideas. This year she has been selected to show her work at the illustrators exhibition at the Bologna Children's Book Fair and her first two picture books will be published by Child's Play.

Apart from making picture books her work has been exhibited internationally and was showcased in several publications including Images 33 and the 3x3 Illustration Directory. Recent editorial commissions include Waterstone's Books Quarterly, Die Zeit and Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin. Claudia was chosen as one of Booktrust's Best New Illustrators for 2011.

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Dance Like a Flamingo Move and Groove like the Animals Do!

Dance Like a Flamingo Move and Groove like the Animals Do!

Author: Moira Butterfield Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

Learn how to move and groove like the animals do with this bright, fun and silly book aimed at younger readers to engage them in movement! Scuttle sideways like a crab, leap like a lemur, and waggle dance like a bumble bee. Meet a collection of animals from around the world and discover how they move, and why. The book features a different creature on each spread, along with step-by-step actions to help the kids move just like the animal. The perfect book to read aloud one-to-one, or as a fun activity to engage a group of young children and get them stretching, hopping, wriggling and jumping!

I Am A Sensible Gibbon

I Am A Sensible Gibbon

Author: Will Mabbitt Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

A very sensible story with ABSOLUTELY NO SILLINESS! From the author of I Can Only Draw Worms! Gibbon would like to make it very clear that this is a sensible book for sensible people. Anything that looks like it might be FUN or SILLY is absolutely forbidden. A hilarious, rhyming animal party, with colourful illustrations by Claudia Boldt.

The Poop Song

The Poop Song

Author: Eric Litwin Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2021

A satisfyingly silly picture book sing-along about pooping-a topic kids find hilarious and parents find necessary! Discover how cats, pelicans, space aliens, and even dinosaurs poop in this rollicking, rhyming verse that's sure to elicit giggles. With plenty of hilarious pictures and a catchy chorus that encourages young children to use the toilet, this laugh-out-loud story is the go-to potty training book that every family needs. * A playful approach to potty training * Full of humor that is silly, not disgusting * From the bestselling author of Pete the Cat: I Love my White Shoes Everybody's pooping all day long. That's why we sing the pooping song! A former elementary school teacher, Eric Litwin's books interweave traditional reading methods with music and movement to make learning fun and effective. * Children's books for kids ages 2-4 * Perfect for families potty training * Great for fans of silly picture books

The Mystery of the Missing Cake

The Mystery of the Missing Cake

Author: Claudia Boldt Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

When Harold is invited to a fancy dress birthday party, he and his friends must come up with some fantastic outfits. The party is going really well but when the birthday boy's cake is stolen during a game in the dark, everyone is a prime suspect in the mystery of the missing cake. Can Harold piece the clues together to solve the mystery and save the party? Find out in this fantastic new adventure starring everyone's favourite fox detective, the irrepressible Harold. A funny story which encourages honesty and sharing, this is set to become a family favourite.

Animalicious A Quirky ABC Book

Animalicious A Quirky ABC Book

Author: Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/04/2019

From A is for Anonymouse and I is for Incredibull, to K is for Kangarude and R is for Rocktopus, this ABC book will have readers laughing out loud as they learn the alphabet with animals they may never have seen-or even heard of-before.

Who Did This Poo? A Matching & Memory Game

Who Did This Poo? A Matching & Memory Game

Author: Aidan Onn Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Cards Release Date: 18/03/2019

Did you know that wombats poo in cubes? Do you know which animal does sparkly poo? In this fun and slightly irreverent game kids can match 27 animals to their droppings while satisfying their endless fascination with poo. Also comes with a booklet full of fun poo facts!

Lots of Frogs

Lots of Frogs

Author: Howard Calvert Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

Tommy Fox has a box - a box full of frogs. And when they all jump out at school, that's when the fun begins! There is chaos in the classroom and high jinks in the hall. Can Tommy get the frogs back in the box? You'll want to hop along with this fun, rhyming text by debut author Howard Calvert with deliciously bright and bold illustrations from Claudia Boldt!

Lots of Frogs

Lots of Frogs

Author: Howard Calvert Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Tommy Fox has a box - a box full of frogs. And when they all jump out at school, that's when the fun begins! There is chaos in the classroom and high jinks in the hall. Can Tommy get the frogs back in the box? You'll want to hop along with this fun, rhyming text by debut author Howard Calvert with deliciously bright and bold illustrations from Claudia Boldt!

Outfoxed

Outfoxed

Author: Claudia Boldt Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Harold is unlike any other fox. He hates the thought of eating chicken, for one thing, and he wants to be a detective when he grows up. When Harold's father challenges him to catch his first chicken, Harold finds himself faced with a dilemma and his very own mystery to solve. From award-winning illustrator Claudia Boldt, Outfoxed introduces a smart, independent-minded character in Harold the fox and is sure to become a bedtime favourite.

Animals at Home Match 27 Animals to Their Homes

Animals at Home Match 27 Animals to Their Homes

Author: Claudia Boldt Illustrator: Claudia Boldt Format: Cards Release Date: 17/07/2017

Match a rabbit to his warren, a fox to her den and a hamster to his hutch in this colourful matching game. Including 27 animals and 27 different homes, your task it to help each animal find its nest, den, shell or burrow as quickly as you can!

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