The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend (HB)

Author(s): Dan Santat

Picture Books

This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle. New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art, creating an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.

$35.00(NZD)

Available Stock:
0


Add to Wishlist


Product Information

This hilarious and heartfelt picture book by New York Times bestselling artist Dan Santat follows the origin and journey of one child's imaginary friend.

Winner of Caldecott Medal 2015

"Beekle (a crowned white gumdrop of lovable cuteness) lives on a fantastic island with other creatures "waiting to be imagined by a real child." After seeing his companions leave, one by one, Beekle loses faith that he will ever "be picked and given a special name," and so he does "the unimaginable" and ventures forth to find his friend...Welcome, Beekle. It's nice to know you." Kirkus Reviews

New York Times bestselling illustrator Dan Santat, a Society of Illustrators' The Original Art Silver Medal winner, is the author/illustrator of Sidekicks and the illustrator of Crankenstein by Samantha Berger. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and various pets. His website is www.dantat.com.

General Fields

  • : 9780316199988
  • : Little, Brown & Company
  • : Little, Brown Young Readers
  • : May 2014
  • : 279mm X 216mm
  • : United States
  • : June 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dan Santat
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 813.6
  • : 48
  • : Colour