Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's hair-brained schemes make enough money to keep Alphonso fed? Or will Foxy DuBois find herself on the menu?
An hilarious new series for young readers from an award-winning author-illustrator team. Alex's first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, and he is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Caryl has been shortlisted for the Red House Award and won many awards, including the Stockport Award.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 16 mm
Praise for Claude:
'The author is a comparative newcomer to picture books; on this evidence, he should go far.'
The Independent on Sunday
'A handsome creation.'
The Children's Bookseller
'I loved everything about this book.'
The illustrations are wonderful... full of comic touches and lots of detail... great fun. * * * * * Bookbag *
Playful... anarchic... wicked sense of humour... great fun. * Teach Primary *
Chaos prevails in this very funny story... perfect for those beginning to gain confidence in their reading. * Primary Times *
Alex's fantastic illustrations bring this great caper to life, a brilliant new series for newly confident readers. * Ruth Swindon (The Bookworm) *
A funny and exciting story. * School Librarian *
Fast-paced, funny and with the marvellous illustrations one would expect from Smith... an entertaining and recommended read for the infant age group. * English 4-11 *
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