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Claude in the City

Alex T. Smith


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PUBLISHED: 6th January 2011
ISBN: 9780340998991
ANNOTATION:
The first adventure of Alex T. Smith's unforgettable canine hero, Claude. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe!
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  • Paperback
    $12.22
PUBLISHED: 6th January 2011
ISBN: 9780340998991
ANNOTATION:
The first adventure of Alex T. Smith's unforgettable canine hero, Claude. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe!

Annotation

The first adventure of Alex T. Smith's unforgettable canine hero, Claude. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe!

Publisher Description

Claude is no ordinary dog - he leads an extraordinary life!

When Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes set off for work, Claude decides what adventure he wants to have that day.

Today he and Sir Bobblysock go to the city for the very first time. The have tea in a cafe, go shopping and visit a museum. It is all very normal until... Claude accidentally foils a robbery and becomes the local hero!

Claude in the City has also been selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club 2011.

Author Biography

Alex graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. Alex's first picture book won the Coventry Inspiration Award, and was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal in 2009. Alex was also shortlisted for The Best Emerging Illustrator Award by Booktrust in 2008.

Review

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

Funny, detailed illustrations. - Mumsense

colourful and lively illustrations which add immensely to the fun. - Carousel

Another great talent... a sparing style is the perfect medium for his humorous tale. - Junior

Prizes

Short-listed for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Fiction 5 - 12 Category 2012

Long Description

Claude is no ordinary dog - he leads an extraordinary life!When Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes set off for work, Claude decides what adventure he wants to have that day.Today he and Sir Bobblysock go to the city for the very first time. The have tea in a cafe, go shopping and visit a museum. It is all very normal until... Claude accidentally foils a robbery and becomes the local hero!Claude in the City has also been selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club 2011.

Review Quote

Watch out for this new kid on children's books block, you will be won over! - Librarymice.comI loved everything about this book. - BookbagA treat for new readers. - Peters GazetteClaude's gentle adventures and Alex T. Smith's irresistible illustrations make this a great book to share with children. - ABC MagazineComic talent not just for writing a good story but also illustrating it in a fitting but hilarious style. - Books For KeepsFunny, detailed illustrations. - Mumsensecolourful and lively illustrations which add immensely to the fun. - CarouselAnother great talent... a sparing style is the perfect medium for his humorous tale. - Junior

Promotional "Headline"

The first adventure of Alex T. Smith's unforgettable canine hero, Claude. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe!

Description for Sales People

With Claude's colorful antics and witty humour, this series is perfect for first readers.

Product Details

Author
Alex T. Smith
Pages
96
Series
Claude
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0340998997
ISBN-13
9780340998991
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Language
English
Illustrations
2-colour
Publisher
Hachette Children's Group
Publication Date
2011-01-06
Audience
Children/Juvenile