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PublisherAndersen Press Ltd
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Publication date3rd February 2011
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
How the Beast overcomes his loneliness is a touching story about friendship of all kinds. Despite his name, the Beast, and all other Beasts, are gentle creatures who love gardening and cake baking. The Beast travels across the world to share his friendship with all those he meets: he is loved for his gentleness and kindness. But still the beast is lonely; what he wants most is to be friends with another Beast. Glorious illustrations of the Beast as he makes friends all over the world bring this story vividly to life.
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SynopsisLonely Beast by Chris Judge
Have you heard of the Beasts? No, not many people have. That's because they are very rare. This is the tale of one such Beast, whose determination to overcome his loneliness leads him to undertake a daring and dangerous quest to find others like him...
If you'd like to learn more about the beast, visit Chris' Lonely Beast website which has a space for readers' artwork and things to make.
'An irresistible debut - as fresh and original as they come. Top pick!' - The Bookseller
`The Lonely Beast is illustrated in such a diverse way that it makes it totally worth buying without even reading the story! (But) the story is equally brilliant. A quirky and a good value read.' - EYE
`It's the illustrations that really make this special . . . I'm looking forward to seeing more from Chris Judge in the future.' - The Bookbag
About The Author
Chris Judge is an established artist and has had four solo exhibitions in Dublin as well as taking part in group shows in Ireland, the UK and the U.S.A. The Lonely Beast is his debut picture book and his work has been hugely influenced by comic artists. He lives in Dublin.
Visit Chris' Lonely Beast website which has a space for readers' artwork and things to make.
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