Alex T. Smith - Claude in the Spotlight - Hachette Children's Group

Claude in the Spotlight

By Alex T. Smith

  • Paperback
  • £5.99

Claude finds himself bottom-wiggling his way into a talent show in this hilarious 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.

A gentle stroll through town leads to leg kicking and bottom shaking as Claude dances his way into the theatre and straight into the spotlight!

The fifth 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

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444909296
  • Publication date: 04 Apr 2013
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Little ones will be high-kicking long after the last page is turned; a glittering triumph. — Little London Magazine
Claude is taking to the stage and that can only mean mayhem! Little ones will be high-kicking long after the last page is turned; a glittering triumph — Little London Magazine
A wonderful creation for newly independent readers. — The Bookseller
A treat for new readers. — Peters Gazette
Comic talent not just for writing a good story but also illustrating it in a fitting but hilarious style. — Books For Keeps
I loved everything about this book. — Bookbag
A perfect series for new readers. — Parents In Touch
This is a fantastic series that is sure to capture the attention of any reader with its funny and engaging story. — Huddersfield Daily Examiner
A lovely, silly story and once again the well written words and delightful illustrations go together beautifully. — Bookbag
Alex T. Smith is a rising star in children's books. The text is ideal for early readers, combining simple language with humour and page-turning entertainment. It is his skill in creating drama out of bright comedy that makes the book such a compulsive read. — Books For Keeps
Quirky illustrations and plenty of humour. — Metro
Sharp, knowing and sophisticated: a total delight. — Irish Times
Illustrated throughout in a quirky, elegant, 1950s style, in a distinctive palette of red, white and black. Smith's off-the-wall humour and sense of fun will keep both children and their parents entertained from beginning to end. An utterly charming book for emerging readers. — Booktrust
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