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Alexis Deacon

  • 4 stars across 8 books
    Alexis Deacon graduated from the University of Brighton, where he studied Illustration, gaining a first class honours degree. Alexis Deacon was one of Booktrust's ten Best New Illustrators in 2008, and Beegu was a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Alexis lives in London.
    1st December 2012

    The Selfish Giant

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    4th June 2015

    Jim's Lion

    Russell Hoban's moving, unflinching tale of a boy who finds bravery during illness is dramatically reimagined in gra... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black

    A lyrical and dreamlike story of two brothers in conflict amidst the devastation of WWII London. Harry Black wa... More

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    1st January 2015

    Soonchild

    "Hoban is the best sort of genius." Patrick Ness, The Guardian Somewhere in the Arctic Circle, Sixteen-Face... More

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    1st June 2016

    Geis: A Matter of Life & Death

    As the great chief matriarch lay dying, she gave one final decree: Upon her death there would be a contest. Having no he... More

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    1st October 2017

    Geis 2: A Game Without Rules

    The second volume of Geis picks up right where the first graphic novel concluded: with the contenders divided against th... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black

    A lyrical and dreamlike story of two brothers in conflict amidst the devastation of WWII London. Harry Black wakes in h... More

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