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Claude on Holiday

Alex T. Smith

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

This beret-clad hero is back in another wonderfully funny tale.

Claude is no ordinary dog - he leads an extraordinary life!

Sir Bobblysock and Claude go on holiday for the very first time. They build sandcastles, eat ice cream and sunbathe. It is all very normal until... Claude meets pirates and discovers treasure!

Claude was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.

Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' The Times.

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Praise for Claude on Holiday

  • A handsome creation. - Children's Bookseller

  • An entertaining new series with quirky characterisation and mischievous illustrations. - Bookseller

  • An enchanting series which deserves a wide following for its quirky, entertaining and unusual nature. - parentsintouch.co.uk

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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 16 languages worldwide, and is now a TV show on Disney Junior and coming soon to ITVBe. 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 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 has also been the official World Book Day illustrator.

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