Come one, come all for this extraordinary fiction debut for both Alex T Smith and his unforgettable hero, Claude.
Claude is no ordinary dog - he leads an extraordinary life!
When Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes set off for work, Claude decides what adventure he wants to have that day.
Today he and Sir Bobblysock go to the city for the very first time. The have tea in a cafe, go shopping and visit a museum. It is all very normal until... Claude accidentally foils a robbery and becomes the local hero!
Claude in the City has also been selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club 2011.
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
Funny, detailed illustrations. - Mumsense
colourful and lively illustrations which add immensely to the fun. - Carousel
Another great talent... a sparing style is the perfect medium for his humorous tale. - Junior
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.