Beegu by Alexis Deacon
  

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Beegu isn't supposed to be on Earth. She is lost. She is a friendly little creature, but the Earth People don't seem very welcoming at all. However, so far she has only met the 'big' ones. The little ones are a different matter.

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Beegu by Alexis Deacon

Beegu is not supposed to be on Earth. She is lost. She is a friendly little creature, but the Earth People don't seem very welcoming at all. However, so far she has only met the BIG ones. The little ones are a different matter ...


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An absolute treasure, full of visual metaphor and riches which reveal themselves more and more at each reading -- Valerie Coghlan Inis The accomplished artwork underscores the children's easy acceptance of Beegu and highlights the book's uplifting message that acts of kindness have lasting effects Publishers Weekly 20030809 Alexis Deacon's atmospheric illustrations capture the pathos of being an outsider -- Julia Eccleshare

Moving and heart-warming Financial Times Alexis Deacon is an outstanding young artist whose illustrations give extraordinary depth and meaning to a very simple story

About the Author

Alexis Deacon

Alexis Deacon graduated in 2001 from the University of Brighton, where he studied Illustration, Alexis Deacon's first picture book Slow Loris (2002) was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. His second Beegu (2003) was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. In 2008, he was chosen as one of the ten Best New Illustrators as part of the Booktrust's Big Picture Campaign. He lives in South East London.

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Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Alexis Deacon
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Author's Website

www.alexisdeacon.co.uk

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st July 2004

ISBN

9780099417446

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