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 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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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 *
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.
Beegu by Alexis Deacon
Used - Very Good
Penguin Random House Children's UK
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.