The Adventures of Beekle:
The Unimaginary Friend
Beekle is an unimaginary friend who is waiting for a child to imagine him. He waits and waits in the land of imaginary friends, but still no one imagines him and brings him to the real world. So he does the unimaginable... Beekle travels to the real world in search of a friend to call his own (Santat, 2014).
Elements of Illustration
Interplay of Text and Illustration
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