Come one, come all for this extraordinary fiction debut for both Alex T. Smith and his unforgettable hero, Claude.
A walk in the park leads to a walk on a tightrope when Claude joins a circus, throws custard pies, and becomes the star of the show! Funny and exciting stories from a bright, young newcomer.
'Watch out for this new kid on children's books block, you will be won over! ' - Librarymice.com
'I loved everything about this book.' - Bookbag
'A treat for new readers.' - Peters Gazette
'Claude's gentle adventures and Alex T. Smith's irresistible illustrations make this a great book to share with children.' - ABC Magazine
'Comic talent not just for writing a good story but also illustrating it in a fitting but hilarious style.' - Books For Keeps
'A wonderful creation for newly independent readers.' - The Bookseller
'Perfect for newly developing readers and great to share.' - Primary Times
'Smith's beret-sporting pooch, Claude, is back on hapless and hilarious form in Claude At The Circus.' - Junior
'Illustrated with humour and elegance on every page.' - Sunday Times
|Publication date:||5th January 2012|
|Author:||Alex T. Smith|
|Publisher:||Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Year Groups:||Early Years|
A World Book Day Author 2019 Alex T. Smith has drawn and written stories since he could hold a pencil. After considering several career options (space traveller, cake maker, professional rabbit), Alex decided to train to do the job he’d wanted to do since he was five - an illustrator specializing in the world of children’s publishing. Alex graduated with a first-class degree in Illustration in 2006 and also won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in his final year. Since then Alex has gone on to work for a wide variety of clients, ...More About Alex T. Smith