Alex T. Smith - Claude at the Circus - Hachette Children's Group

Claude at the Circus

By Alex T. Smith

  • Paperback
  • £5.99

Roll up, roll up! It's off to the circus with everyone's favourite beret-clad canine, Claude. 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.

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!

The third 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: 9780340999035
  • Publication date: 05 Jan 2012
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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
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. — parentsintouch.co.uk
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