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Product description

Come with Claude on a smashing adventure! These waggy tales are perfect for new readers, with illustrations on every page. As seen on TV – Claude is the star of his very own TV show!

‘Illustrated with humour and elegance …’ The Sunday Times

When Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes set off for work, Claude decides what adventure he wants to have that day. Today he and Sir Bobblysock go to the city for the very first time. They have tea in a cafe, go shopping and visit a museum. It is all very normal until … Claude accidentally foils a robbery and becomes the local hero!

‘For emerging readers I recommend the Claude books’ Irish Sunday Independent

Catch up with ten terrific years of Claude! Read on with:

Claude on Holiday Claude in the City Claude at the Circus Claude in the Country Claude in the Spotlight Claude on the Slopes Claude Lights! Camera! Action! Claude Going for Gold Santa Claude Claude Adventures Claude All At Sea Claude at the Palace

Claude Doodle Book Claude: All About Keith Claude Snazzy Dress-Up Sticker Book Claude: Anyone for Strawberries? Claude Ever-So-Summery Sticker Book

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780340998991

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books

Date published

February 3rd, 2011

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.0; Lower years; 0.5 points

Other details

  • 96 pages

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Alex T. Smith

Photo of Alex T. Smith

Reviews

  1. Alesia
    on 18 November 2018

    Creative pictures, good story

    My daughter 8 y.o. is really impressed by this book. Very creative pictures, funny story. Letters are big enough, she likes read on her own. Book is not too big, you can take it with you every where. Pictures are really fantastic, interesting even for adults.

    5out of 5
  2. Jane, Scholastic Staff
    on 1 March 2011

    Fun and quirky

    A fun and quirky book for first readers.I was utterly charmed by the adventures of Claude and Sir Bobblysock and by the delightful illustrations throughout. As with all good illustrated texts the pictures enhance rather than just represent the story. Claude lives the kind of life we all hope our pets are enjoying whilst we are at work and the humour , for example Dr Achinbum, will also appeal to the adults who read this book with their child.

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What kids think

  1. Spidergirl
    on 8 March 2014

    good book

    5out of 5
  2. lmdrld
    on 4 March 2013

    This is about a dog called Claude who decides to have some fun in the city.

  3. Book-Club-Review-Team
    on 18 April 2011

    I loved Claude in the City because the illustrations were like you see in real life but in a cartoon way.

    Claude is like a dog that pretends to stay in bed until his owners leave the house. When the owners Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes do leave to go to work, Claude & his best friend Sir Bobblysock (who is a sock) have fun adventures.

    Claude isn’t meant to leave the house or to go into the city but he did once when Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes went to work.

    Claude likes to wear berets, and when he was in the city he saw a beret shop and couldn’t resist buying all the berets! Another building Claude and Sir Bobblysock visited was the Art Gallery. They got to see huge sculptures, small sculptures and very very rude sculptures. While they were in the art gallery, a robber came in and was trying to steal all of the art. The robber had a sculpture but with Claude was carrying his boxes of berets he bought earlier in the day and the robber ran right into him making the sculpture go flying!! Luckily Claude caught it and saved the day as the robber was caught!

    The book is aimed for 5-7 year olds and kids who really like illustrated books.

    Charlotte, age 8