Claude in the Spotlight is the fifth title in this adorable new young fiction series from the talented Alex T. Smith. Claude was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2012 and the Richard and Judy Book Club 2011.
A gentle stroll through town leads to leg kicking and bottom shaking as Claude dances his way into the theatre and straight into the spotlight! There are two new books to come - Claude in the Country and Claude on the Slopes. Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' The Times
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
A perfect series for new readers. - Parents In Touch
This is a fantastic series that is sure to capture the attention of any reader with its funny and engaging story. - Huddersfield Daily Examiner
A lovely, silly story and once again the well written words and delightful illustrations go together beautifully. - Bookbag
Alex T. Smith is a rising star in children's books. The text is ideal for early readers, combining simple language with humour and page-turning entertainment. It is his skill in creating drama out of bright comedy that makes the book such a compulsive read. - Books For Keeps
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.