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Claude in the Country

Alex T. Smith

8 Reviews

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Claude, Interest age: from c 5 years, Fiction, Picture books: character books, Picture storybooks, General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Animal stories (Children's / Teenage), Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage), Farm animals (Children's / Teenage)

Here comes Claude: an utterly adorable new young fiction character from talented young author/illustrator, Alex T. Smith.

Claude in the City was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2012 and the Richard and Judy Book Club 2011. This is the fourth title in the series.

A quiet walk in the country turns into a busy day on the farm when Claude ends up mucking out the pigs, feeding the chickens, and lassoing a fearsome bull!

An hilarious series for new readers and also great for sharing. There are two new books to come - Claude in the Spotlight (April 13) and Claude on the Slopes (Oct 13).

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Praise for Claude in the Country

  • 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

  • Thank goodness Alex T Smith is doing such a grand job of continuing to feed my Claude habit. I do like to steal the Claude stories away from my daughter and curl up to read them myself as they always cheer me up. Smith has great style in his artwork, and a real sense of fun, and he matches it perfectly with the cleverly crafted stories. * * * * * - Bookbag

  • Another Claude book - wonderful! Excellent for newly confident young readers... beautifully produced too. - parentsintouch.co.uk

  • Quirky illustrations and a truly endearing central character make this a winner for both children and parents. - World Book Day

  • Children and adults will love Claude's exploration of the countryside... a hilarious addition to this stylish series. Claude really is the cream of the crop for younger readers. - We Love This Book

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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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