A follow up to Egg, Alex T Smith has taken the well-loved theme of fox vs chicken again and embraced the absurd!
The dastardly duo from Egg returns in this delightfully silly tale. The utterly charming Foxy Dubois and Alphonso the Alligator put on their dancing shoes to commit the crime of the century! But when they hit the dance floor, things start to go terribly wrong...
Egg was selected by CBeebies Bedtime Stories and was the Book of the Week at Peters' Bookselling Services.
Alex T. Smith is also the author of the extraordinary fiction series Claude which was shortlisted for the Waterstone's prize 2012 and was part of the Richard and Judy Book Club 2011.
Praise for Egg: 'A delightfully silly tale of a fox that wants to eat an egg. Alex T Smith's quirky illustrations help sell the absurdity. Recommended.' The Bookbag
Follow Alex at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk/
The illustrations are brilliantly drawn... a lot of fun. - Bookbag
Wonderful, expressive illustrations and a humorous story with true child appeal. - Peters Gazette
Big, bold illustrations by the author add to the story. - School Librarian
Will keep youngsters enthralled. A witty text with strong illustrations make this a gem of a book. - Carousel
This is a totally wacky tale, but that is the beauty of it. Expect fits of giggles at storytime. - Library Mice
Hilarious... gorgeous brightly coloured illustrations. - Guardian
Plenty of emotion and drama in this story of two young puppies trying to survive. If you love Michael Morpurgo, you will enjoy this. - Sunday Express
Will guarantee giggles from younger readers. A glorious picture book that is as loud and zany as... well, as an alligator dancing in a sequined skirt. Encore, Encore! - Booktrust
Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the bestselling Claude series, which is published in 16 languages worldwide, and begins airing as a TV show on Disney Junior in 2018. 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 2016 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 was the official World Book Day illustrator in 2014.