An interview with Alex T. Smith

Today’s interviewee is an illustrator who won an award with the very first book he illustrated (Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero). He’s since written and illustrated his own picture books including Home, Bella & Monty, My Mum Has X-Ray Vision and Ella. He’s also the creator of an utterly brilliant series perfect for newly fluent readers, Claude, all about a little dog’s adventures with his sidekick, Sir Bobblysock. Given his skill with pencil and paper we decided to do things a little bit differently for today’s interview… Here’s how my recent conversation went with…


FCBG: What was your favourite book as a child?
Alex T. Smith:


FCBG: If you weren’t a writer and illustrator, what would you like to be?

Alex T. Smith:

FCBG: What do you most enjoy drawing?

Alex T. Smith:

FCBG: What are you working on right now?

Alex T. Smith:

FCBG: What can’t you live without?

Alex T. Smith:

FCBG: Thank you Alex! Maybe we’ll find out more about those top secret things at conference… it’s going to be great!

One response to “An interview with Alex T. Smith”

  1. ReaditDaddy says:

    All interviews with illustrators should be made this way! Utterly utterly brill!