The Adventures of Beekle

The Adventures of Beekle

The Unimaginary Friend

Book - 2014
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An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown, 2014
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316199988
0316199982
Characteristics: 1 vol. : color ill. ; 19 cm

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afowler813
Apr 26, 2020

I love that this book creates/challenges where imaginary friends come from. It really stretches an ADULTS imagination. Imagine that!

ArapahoeTina Jan 02, 2020

Loved the art work in this tale of an imaginary friend who can't wait to be chosen.

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jennygreen
Dec 19, 2019

Must buy cutest Bumper in kidlit

jcljessicaj Nov 30, 2019

Super cute imaginary friends are born on an island and live together until they are imagined by a child. Beekle waits a long time to be imagined and thinks about what may be keeping his kid from him, so he decides to set out and find them on his own. A fun adventure ensues.

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jmreid1220
Aug 19, 2019

A true delight! incredible illustrations and a whimsical story. I wouldn't mind hanging out in the world of Beekle for a long weekend!

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klkm8f
Aug 05, 2019

There are some books that are done so well, they can immediately draw in children's attention. My kids absolutely love this book and I love reading it to them. The illustrations are beautiful and they story is wonderful.

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AMDLibrary
Jul 11, 2017

Blurring the line between the real and imagined world but clearly about heartfelt friendship and doing the unimaginable together.

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ruthroblesSAIT
May 01, 2017

Beautiful illustrations - Module6_ruthroblesSAIT

laurendouglass Jan 30, 2017

Beekle's journey and search for a friend who can "see" him is beautifully illustrated and a nod to the quirky among us.

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skyekilaen
May 11, 2016

At this point, Dan Santat do a book about petroleum engineering, and I would read it. I know nothing about petroleum engineering, have no actual interest in it, and can’t think how it would be relevant to my life. But Santat is JUST SO GOOD. His imagination, his storytelling, his character design, his illustration. He’s one of our favorite creators of children’s picture books.

The Adventures of Beekle is not about petroleum engineering. It’s about an imaginary friend who’s waited too long to be imagined. Rather than give up hope, he sets off on a journey. It’s scary. But he sticks with it. And eventually, his faith is richly rewarded. Every two page spread in this book is unique and perfect for the part of the story he’s telling. So well crafted. Love it.

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afowler813
Apr 26, 2020

afowler813 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

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Jan 15, 2016

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afowler813
Apr 26, 2020

“So rather than waiting...he did the imaginable.”

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