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  • Published: 9 August 2018
  • ISBN: 9781446432402
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 40

Beegu




Alexis Deacon's second picture book is as wonderfully fresh and inventive as his first

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 . . .

  • Published: 9 August 2018
  • ISBN: 9781446432402
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 40

About the author

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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Praise for Beegu

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

Alexis Deacon is an outstanding young artist whose illustrations give extraordinary depth and meaning to a very simple story

Mail on Sunday

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