The story of an alienated alien
Beegu’s spacecraft is stranded on Earth. Now she is lost and wandering. Waiting for a rescue signal from her mother, she fails to make friends with the strange creatures she encounters. Rabbits don't seem to understand her; windblown leaves won’t stay still to listen. But at last, on a school playground, Beegu discovers a group of fantastic companions who are happy to let her join their games . . . until a grownup creature spoils the fun.
Beegu's spirits are sinking lower than ever just as the mother ship arrives, in this simple, bittersweet picture book that shows us our world through the three eyes of an innocent outsider with the help of stylish art and a wry, understated text.
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A fresh and inventive picture book about tolerance.
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 another matter.
Alexis Deacon recently graduated with an honors degree in illustration from the University of Brighton and now lives in London, England. Slow Loris, his first picture book, was praised by Publishers Weekly as "a quirky tale with an entertaining twist."
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Descripción Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0374306672