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Alexis Deacon - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Alexis Deacon

Beegu

Beegu

5+ readers

Author: Alexis Deacon Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2004

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.

Other books by Alexis Deacon

Geis 2 A Game Without Rules

Geis 2 A Game Without Rules

Author: Alexis Deacon Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2017

The second volume of Geis picks up right where the first graphic novel concluded: with the contenders divided against their will and thrown deeper into the mysterious game. Can the alliances of power be relied upon when so many rewards lay upon the line? Deacons' stunning illustrations carry forward the compelling and critically acclaimed narrative as the trilogy reaches its midpoint.

Geis

Geis

Author: Alexis Deacon Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/05/2016

As the great chief matriarch lay dying, she gave one final decree: Upon her death there would be a contest. Having no heir of her own blood she called on the Gods. Let fate decide the one truly worthy to rule in her place. The rich, the strong, the wise, the powerful; many put forward their names in hope of being chosen. But when the night came . . . only fifty souls alone were summoned. Book one in gripping action, supernatural, and historical fantasy graphic novel trilogy where souls battle in a contest to become the ruler of an island.

The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Author: Alexis Deacon, Oscar Wilde Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

The Selfish Giant has a beautiful garden, but he won't let any of the children play in it. Winter comes and never leaves, until the power of love brings Spring and joy into the Giant's garden and his heart...

Croc and Bird

Croc and Bird

Author: Alexis Deacon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2013

Side by side on the sand sat two eggs. With a crack and a rip, the brothers hatch, and out comes a bird and a...crocodile! But they can't be brothers - can they?

A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

Author: Alexis Deacon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2012

An endearing adventure story about finding a place to call home. This is the story of a band of seven furry brothers. They live in a nice, safe, warm home - a very small hole. Yet as they grow up they become too big for the tiny space and are forced out into the world. And so their adventure begins - a quest for a new place to call their own! This determined little unit tackle the elements: crossing the sea, climbing a mountain, trawling across the desert and surviving a labyrinth until, finally, they reach the edge of the world... What will they see here and will they ever find a place they can call home?

Beegu

Beegu

5+ readers

Author: Alexis Deacon Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2004

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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http://www.alexisdeacon.co.uk

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