Claude and Sir Bobblysock think they've caught a burglar coming down the chimney on Christmas Eve. They clap on the handcuffs and turn on the lights. Oh no! It isn't a burglar - it's none other than Santa Claus! Now the key for the handcuffs is lost and it's up to our two heros to deliver all the presents before midnight...Claude was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, the Richard and Judy Book Club and is soon to be a TV star on Disney Junior with 52 episodes airing in 2017. Alex T. Smith was the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' The Times
This is Book 9 in the Claude Series. See all Claude books here.
Alex won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration whilst studying at Coventry university. He is a newcomer in the world of picture books and works with Hodder and Scholastic on picture books and has done four board books with Macmillan. We have a second picture book under contract that will be going to Frankfurt 09 (publishing Autumn 1...More about Alex T Smith