Alex T. Smith - Claude on Holiday - Hachette Children's Group

Claude on Holiday

By Alex T. Smith

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  • £5.99

Join Claude and Sir Bobblysock on a seaside adventure! Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior!

Meet Claude - the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior with 52 episodes.

Sir Bobblysock and Claude go on holiday for the very first time. They build sandcastles, eat ice cream and sunbathe. It is all very normal until ... Claude meets a band of pirates and discovers buried treasure!

The second book in this hilarious bestselling series - perfect for new readers and also great for sharing!

Praise for the Claude series:
'Illustrated with humour and elegance' The Times
'With quirky illustrations and plenty of humour' Metro

Claude in the City was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. Claude Going for Gold won the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. Alex T. Smith was the official World Book Day illustrator in 2014.

Follow Alex at alextsmith.com and on Twitter: @Alex_T_Smith

Biographical Notes

Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the bestselling Claude series, which is published in 16 languages worldwide, and is now a TV show on Disney Junior. Alex's newest series, Mr Penguin, launched in 2017, to widespread praise. Alex's quirky, witty writing and illustrations are instantly recognisable, critically acclaimed and as popular with adults as children. Alex is also widely praised for his work illustrating children's classics: he won Children's Book of the World Illustration Award for his illustrations in a new edition of Dodie Smith's The Hundred and One Dalmatians; he has created new art for books by Enid Blyton, Eva Ibbotson and Richmal Crompton. Alex has collaborated with Watership Down author Richard Adams on his last book, Egg Box Dragon, as well as David Almond and Juno Dawson. Alex has won the UKLA Picture Book Award and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, and been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Award. He has also been the official World Book Day illustrator.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340999011
  • Publication date: 07 Jul 2011
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
A handsome creation. — Children's Bookseller
An entertaining new series with quirky characterisation and mischievous illustrations. — Bookseller
An enchanting series which deserves a wide following for its quirky, entertaining and unusual nature. — parentsintouch.co.uk
Fresh, hilarious, goofy, and over-the-top extravaganzas that are great reads for beginning chapter book readers... adventures kids will like to read. — Kid Lit Reviews
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