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Claude at the circus

Claude at the circus

Smith, Alex T

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! Praise for Claude:'...illustrated with humour and elegance...' - The Times'With quirky illustrations and plenty of humour...' - Metro

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Hodder Children's, c2012

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Statement of responsibility: Alex T. Smith
ISBN: 0340999039, 9780340999035
Note: Formerly CIP.
Physical Description: 93 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.

Author note

Alex graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. Claude won the 5-9 young fiction Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, 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 with 52 episodes airing in 2017. Alex T. Smith is a World Book Day Illustrator.


Watch out for this new kid on children's books block, you will be won over!||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||Another witty and entertaining story, with humour that will appeal to both adults and children - lovely stories to read aloud and share. Quirky and amusing, I think these books are perfect as the next step on from picture books.