Claude in the Country (Claude #4)

Author(s): Alex T. Smith

Middle Readers

Meet Claude - the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior with 52 episodes airing in 2018.

A quiet nature 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!

The fourth book in this hilarious bestselling series - perfect for new readers and also great for sharing!

Praise for the Claude series:
'Illustrated with humour and elegance' The Times
'With quirky illustrations and plenty of humour' Metro

Claude in the City was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. Claude Going for Gold won the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. Alex T. Smith was the official World Book Day illustrator in 2014.

Follow Alex at alextsmith.com and on Twitter: @Alex_T_Smith


Product Information

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

A wonderful creation for newly independent readers. -- The Bookseller 20110624 A treat for new readers. -- Peters Gazette 20110202 Comic talent not just for writing a good story but also illustrating it in a fitting but hilarious style. -- Books For Keeps 20110501 I loved everything about this book. -- Bookbag 20110201

After briefly considering careers in space travel, cookery and being a rabbit, Alex finally decided to become an illustrator. In 2006 he graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero (Scholastic) was the first picturebook Alex illustrated and it won the Coventry Inspiration Award, and was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal in 2009.Alex was also shortlisted for The Best Emerging Illustrator by The Book Trust in 2008. He has since written and illustrated his own picturebooks including Egg and Bella and Monty.

General Fields

  • : 9781444909289
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : October 2012
  • : 181mm X 131mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

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  • : Paperback