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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

Written & illustrated by Dan Santat
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Apr 8, 2014
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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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Book-loving mama who believes you're never too old for magical stories of talking animals and imaginary worlds.
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I really enjoy Dan Santat’s illustrations in this story. They alone make the book worth having in your children’s book library. The story is also heartwarming and inspiring, but for me, the illustrations make it a remarkable book.

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Who Wrote The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

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Dan Santat

Dan Santat is both author and illustrator of <i>The Guild of Geniuses</i> (Arthur A Levine Books, 2004).which was a Society of Illustrators Original Art Show Selection and won the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators Bronze Medal for Book Illustration. In addition, Dan illustrated Rhea Perlman’s <i>Otto Undercover</i> series (Katherine Tegan Books/HarperCollins) and <i>The Secret Life of Walter Kitty</i>, written by Barbara Jean Hicks (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2007). Find out more at www.dantat.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780316199988
Publication Date:
April 8, 2014
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2013017700
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1144151779
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0316199982
Lexile® Level:
AD480L
Scholastic Level:
K
ATOS® Book Level:
2.29
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
165778
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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