Dan Santat – Beekle
Dan Santat – After The Fall
Dan Santat is the prolific #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator whose picture book The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend won the 2015 Caldecott Medal. He also created the Disney Channel animated series The Replacements.
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend is a humorous and thoughtful celebration of friends, combining classic storytelling with breathtaking art in an unforgettable tale about imagination, and the courage to find one’s place in the world.
After The Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again is an inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty. Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after?
Rodzilla delivers the latest breaking news about a toddler terrorizes the city in this riotous picture book that reads like a kid-friendly monster movie.
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