A delightfully silly tale of a fox that wants to eat an egg.
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 picturebooks and has had four board books published with Macmillan. He fiction series - Claude - is taking the publishing world by storm.Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero (Scholastic) was the first book Alex illustrated and it won the Coventry Inspiration Book Award, and was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal in 2009. Alex was also shortlisted for The Best Emerging Illustrator by Book Trust in 2008.
Will entertain adults and children alike... made me laugh out loud. - BooksellerIf you're not in fits of giggles by the back endpaper, there's something wrong with you! - BookbagAll children will love the crisp images and extra detail on each page. - Nursery Education PlusExpertly orchestrated by Alex Smith. - Books For KeepsNot only beatifully illustrated, it is also hugely entertaining. - School LibrarianSubtleties raise this book into a class of its own and I would thoroughly recommend it. - School LibrarianA fantastically entertaining story which will be a hit at storytime. - Library Micedarkly funny - The Big Issue Scotland