The #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat--creator of After the Fall and Are We There Yet?--combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art in an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.---from the publisher
Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers April 2014
Dan Santat's Caldecott Medal-winning The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend is a humorous and thoughtful celebration of friends.
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.
40 pages 978-0316199988 Ages 4-8
Keywords: Caldecott Medal winner 2015, friends, friendship, belonging, fitting in, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old