The Adventures of Beekle
Author: Dan Santat
Illustrator: Dan Santat
SANTAT, Dan. The Adventures of Beekle. The Unimaginary Friend. NY: Little, Brown . 8vo, pp. Color pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers on light blue paper; color illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (no medal affixed). Signed by the author/artist, Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat, with a drawing of Beekle.
First edition. 2015 Caldecott Medal Winner! 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.