Author(s): Alex T. Smith
Claude discovers a film set on the other side of the fence! When the two lead actors are injured, Claude and Sir Bobblysock are asked to take their places. Can they become movie stars with just the simple addition of a wig? Of course they can! Claude was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and the Richard and Judy Book Club. Alex T. Smith is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' The Times Follow the author at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and http://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith
A wonderfully zany exercise in surreal humour The Independent on Sunday Claude, the "small plump dog" with jaunty red beret, returns for another mischievously whimsical outing, wittily illustrated. Irish Times Claude's madcap adventures continue Sunday Express This is surreal, uplifting fun School Librarian
Alex graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. Alex's first picture book won the Coventry Inspiration Award, and was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal in 2009. Alex was also shortlisted for The Best Emerging Illustrator Award by Booktrust in 2008. He is World Book Day Illustrator 2014.