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Duncan Beedie

  • 5 stars across 31 books
Duncan Beedie Biography
Duncan Beedie is an illustrator and author whose debut picture book The Bear Who Stared was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017. His other books include The Lumberjack’s Beard and The Last Chip

Duncan has worked in animation for over 14 years on a diverse range of projects including satirical sketches for BBC Three, segments for children’s TV shows and websites and TV commercials. 

Duncan lives in Bristol with his wife, daughter and dog Ivor.

Our favourite Duncan Beedie Book Characters
Bear - from The Bear Who Stared
Jim - from The Lumberjack's Beard
Percy - from The Last Chip
1st February 2016

The Bear Who Stared

A funny and charming picture book with heart from rising star Duncan Beedie - now shortlisted for the Waterstones Childr... MoreThe Bear Who Stared

(29 reviews) Review
12th January 2017

The Lumberjack's Beard

Every day, Jim Hickory the lumberjack heads into the forest with his trusty axe and chops down trees. Unfortunately, all... MoreThe Lumberjack's Beard

(20 reviews) Review
11th January 2018

The Last Chip

Percy is a little pigeon, and he's very hungry. Life on the streets is tough, and every time he tries to get hold of a s... MoreThe Last Chip

(19 reviews) Review
7th February 2019

Molly's Moon Mission

Molly the moth lives in the back of an old wardrobe. She loves her home and her family but she yearns for adventure. So ... MoreMolly's Moon Mission

(16 reviews) Review
8th July 2021

Agent Llama

Meet Palmer. Charlie Palmer. Awesome spy and fluffy llama. Her top-secret mission? To save the world and rescue a pair o... MoreAgent Llama

(16 reviews) Review
1st September 2022

Agent Llama: Alpaca Attack!

A super-slick spy story which is guaranteed to be a story-time favourite! Guess who's back? It's Palm... MoreAgent Llama: Alpaca Attack!

(10 reviews) Review
4th October 2018

Get Coding 2! Build Five Computer Games Using HTML and JavaScript

Learn to code five fun computer games - including Snake and Table Tennis - in this essential beginner's guide for ki... MoreGet Coding 2! Build Five Computer Games Using HTML and JavaScript

(9 reviews) Review
3rd September 2020

I Really, Really Need a Wee!

Bush Baby is in a fix. She didn't need a wee before she left home - now she needs one right away! Uh-oh! But what will s... MoreI Really, Really Need a Wee!

(9 reviews) Review
4th April 2019

Stefano the Squid: Hero of the Deep

It's lights, camera, ACTION under the sea, but Stefano the Squid is having a wobble. All the other creatures seem far ... MoreStefano the Squid: Hero of the Deep

(2 reviews) Review
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