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Claude on Holiday

By Alex T. Smith

  • Paperback
  • £5.99

This beret-clad hero is back in another wonderfully funny tale.

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

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 pirates and discovers treasure!

Claude was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.

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

  • 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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