Beegu

Written by Alexis Deacon

Key Stage 1

LoveReading View on Beegu

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.

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

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
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

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
Pagination: 40 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1

About 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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