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Beegu

Written by Alexis Deacon

Beegu Synopsis

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 ...

Beegu Press Reviews

This tale of an extraterrestrial is given depth and pathos by heart-twanging illustrations. -- Steve Cole * S Magazine, Sunday Express * 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 * Alexis Deacon's atmospheric illustrations capture the pathos of being an outsider -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian * Moving and heart-warming * Financial Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099417446
Publication date: 1st July 2004
Author: Alexis Deacon
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Alexis Deacon

Alexis Deacon graduated from the University of Brighton, where he studied Illustration, gaining a first class honours degree. Alexis Deacon was one of Booktrust's ten Best New Illustrators in 2008, and Beegu was a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Alexis lives in London.

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