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A walk in the park leads to a walk on a tightrope when Claude joins a circus, throws custard pies, and becomes the star of the show!

(P) 2017 Hodder Children’s Books


Watch out for this new kid on children's books block, you will be won over!
I loved everything about this book.
A treat for new readers.
Peters Gazette
Claude's gentle adventures and Alex T. Smith's irresistible illustrations make this a great book to share with children.
ABC Magazine
Comic talent not just for writing a good story but also illustrating it in a fitting but hilarious style.
Books For Keeps
A wonderful creation for newly independent readers.
The Bookseller
Perfect for newly developing readers and great to share.
Primary Times
Smith's beret-sporting pooch, Claude, is back on hapless and hilarious form in Claude At The Circus.
Illustrated with humour and elegance on every page.
Sunday Times
Another witty and entertaining story, with humour that will appeal to both adults and children - lovely stories to read aloud and share. Quirky and amusing, I think these books are perfect as the next step on from picture books.