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Alex T. Smith - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Alex T. Smith has worked as a writer and illustrator since graduating in 2006. He is the creator of the bestselling Claude series of early readers, which are soon to appear in their own TV series on Disney Junior. Alex lives in Warwickshire. This is his first commission for Walker Books.

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Featured books by Alex T. Smith

Ella

Ella

5+ readers

Author: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/01/2018

Ella is a little ladybird with big dreams. Her ugly wasp stepsisters make her do all the housework, all of the time, and Ella feels very sad. Then one day the famous Parisian artist Pierre decides to throw a Grand Bug Ball - and Ella's life is about to change forever...

Other books by Alex T. Smith

Fantastic Frankie and the Brain-Drain Machine

Fantastic Frankie and the Brain-Drain Machine

Author: Anna Kemp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/12/2018

The first in a fantastically funny series from award-winning author of Dogs Don't Do Ballet, Anna Kemp, with illustrations from the creator of the bestselling Claude series Alex T Smith! When Frankie Blewitt brings home yet another F-for-failure school report it's the last straw for his overachieving parents and they decide to send him to the Crammar Grammar boarding school. At first he is just relieved to be away from home, but he soon realises that there's something really weird going on at Crammar Grammar... As Frankie tries to find out the secrets of the school he discovers that the headmaster, Dr Gore, has plans to turn all the students into robot-like super-brains using his Brain-drain machine! With the help of his new friends Neet and Wes, Alphonsine his crazy French nanny and a poodle named Colette, can Frankie save the day before it's too late and change the F-for- failure to F-for-fantastic? `...vigorously comic, and the plot's twists and turns are expertly judged...a bonkers treat' The Financial Times `[Anna Kemp] is a name to watch out for' Caroline Horn in The Bookseller 'An action-packed story full of humour, and illustrated with quirky black-and-white line drawings - the perfect combination for newly confident readers and a brilliant, boisterous book to share' Close Up Magazine

The Adventures of Egg Box Dragon

The Adventures of Egg Box Dragon

Author: Richard Adams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

From the author of Watership Downcomes an enchanting picture book about the adventures of a mischievous homemade dragon. Whatever you've lost, Egg Box Dragon will find it. He's retrieved missing footballs, glasses and watches aplenty. He's so expert at cracking mysteries that the Queen herself requests his services. Will Egg Box Dragon find the missing diamond from the Queen's crown? Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, was awarded both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for children's fiction. A new mini series of Watership Down will premiere Christmas 2018 on BBC1 and launch globally on Netflix Spring 2019, featuring the voices of Olivia Colman and Freddie Fox, amongst others. Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the Claude series, now a TV show on Disney Junior.

Foxy Tales: The Cunning Plan Book 1

Foxy Tales: The Cunning Plan Book 1

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/09/2017

Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's hair-brained schemes make enough money to keep Alphonso fed? Or will Foxy DuBois find herself on the menu? An hilarious new series for young readers from an award-winning author-illustrator team. Alex's first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, and he is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Caryl has been shortlisted for the Red House Award and won many awards, including the Stockport Award.

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

The Diary of the Naughtiest Girl

The Diary of the Naughtiest Girl

Author: Jeanne Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Inspired by Enid Blyton's bestselling school series The Naughtiest Girl - this is the hilarious diary of the naughtiest pupil there's ever been. Fans of Tom Gates will love this! 'Mum says pupils aren't allowed to take mobile devices to Whyteleafe ... excuse me? It's the twenty-first century! What next? Ride to school on a penny-farthing?' When Elizabeth Allen is packed off to boarding school, armed with nothing but a journal to write in for entertainment, she is NOT impressed. How will she survive without her home comforts, especially her pony Ross (the only boy she has ever truly loved)? Elizabeth comes up with a cunning plan: she will be so naughty that she gets sent home . . . But then Elizabeth discovers a love for music and makes her first ever friend ... perhaps school life might not be as bad as she thought? The Diary of the Naughtiest Girl is written by bestselling author Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Alex T. Smith, acclaimed creator of the Claude books.

My Mum Is a Supermum

My Mum Is a Supermum

Author: Angela Mcallister Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Watch out! Mums have superpowers! Milo's mum always knows what he's up to. She knows when he's using her saucepans to brew up magic spells. She knows when he's bouncing on his bed. She even knows when he's wrestling with giant sea monsters inthe bath! But how does she do it? There can only be one answer: she must have X-RAY VISION! So one day Milo decides to put Mum's powers to the test... A brilliantly funny picture book from bestselling AlexT Smith.

Foxy Tales: The Great Jail Break Book 3

Foxy Tales: The Great Jail Break Book 3

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Foxy DuBois and Alphonso the Alligator find themselves in a very tight place. Can they escape? Or will it be a life behind bars for these two hapless rogues? This is the third title in an hilarious series for young readers from an award-winning author-illustrator team. Alex's first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and has been optioned for TV by Sixteen South. Alex is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Follow him at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and http://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith Caryl has been shortlisted for the Red House Award and won many awards including the Stockport Award. Follow her at www.carylhart.com and http:/twitter.com/carylhart1 'Wildly illustrated on every page by Alex T. Smith. Early reading made highly enjoyable.' Independent on Sunday

Foxy Tales: The Road to Fame and Fortune Book 2

Foxy Tales: The Road to Fame and Fortune Book 2

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's hair-brained schemes make enough money to keep Alphonso fed? Or will Foxy DuBois find herself on the menu? This is the second title in an hilarious new series for young readers from an award-winning author-illustrator team. Alex's first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and has been optioned for TV by Sixteen South. He is the World Book Day illustrator 2014. Caryl has been shortlisted for the Red House Award and won many awards including the Stockport Award. Alex is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Follow him at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and http://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith These crazy characters also star in their very own picture books - Foxy Vs Egg and Catch us if you Can-Can. Alex's first fiction series, the bestselling Claude was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.

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.

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