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  • Hodder Children's Books

Catch Us If You Can-Can!

Alex T. Smith

7 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books, Picture storybooks

From the creator of the bestselling Claude and the official World Book Day illustrator 2014, comes a follow up to Egg.

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...

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 and was part of the Richard and Judy Book Club.

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

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Praise for Catch Us If You Can-Can!

  • 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

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Alex T. Smith

Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the bestselling Claude series, which is published in 20 languages worldwide, and is now on TV. Alex's newest series is the critically acclaimed and well-loved Mr Penguin. Alex has won the UKLA Picture Book Award, the Children's Book of the World Illustration 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.

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