Claude in the Spotlight
Claude is no ordinary dog – he leads an extraordinary life!
Claude and his best friend, Sir Bobblysock (who is both a sock and very bobbly), join a dance troupe and head to the theater to perform their act. But being backstage gives them the heebie-jeebies! It’s so dark and spooky…could the legend of the theater ghost be true?
Quirky, delightfully odd, and positively surreal, Alex T. Smith’s illustrated early chapter book series promises giggle-filled bedtime reading and a laugh-out-loud option for readers transitioning from picture books to chapter books.
Publication Date: 9/1/2015
Page Count: 96
Size: 5″ x 7″
Age Range: 7 – 9
F&P: GRL M, Gr 2, Genre F
Themes: Adventure, Cause and Effect, Cheating, Performance, Problem Solving
BISAC 1: JUV044000 JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Intermediate
BISAC 2: JUV019000 JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
BISAC 3: JUV002070 JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs
“Quirky…” ―School Library Journal
“Entertaining and humorous…” ―Foreword Reviews
Children’s Choices ―International Literacy Association, Children’s Book Council, 2016
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Meet the Author/Illustrator
Alex T. Smith briefly considered careers in space travel, cookery and being a rabbit, but finally decided to become an illustrator. He graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Illustration. Alex lives in England. You can visit his website here.