The Adventures Of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

Picture Books | April 8, 2014

byDan Santat

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Winner of the 2015 Caldecott Medal
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.

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Winner of the 2015 Caldecott MedalThis 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 ...

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

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 11.38 × 8.88 × 0.5 inPublished:April 8, 2014Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316199982

ISBN - 13:9780316199988

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"This story would comfort children looking for new friends and would also encourage children to reach out to someone different."-LMC