Pencils and paper at the ready for a draw-along session with author and illustrator Alex T Smith (Claude at the Palace). Find out what happens in his latest book when Claude and Sir Bobblysock just happen to wander accidentally into the royal palace. Join in with the step-by-step doggy draw along. Claude is a TV star on Disney Junior and ITV Be.

Click below to buy the book from our Waterstones Cheltenham Literature Festival bookshop. Every purchase supports Cheltenham Festivals.

Claude at the Palace


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