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Duncan Beedie

  • 5 stars across 14 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... More

    (19 reviews)
    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... More

    (15 reviews)
    1st 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... More

    (13 reviews)
    1st 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 kids. ... More

    (7 reviews)
    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 ... More

    (6 reviews)
    19th April 2018

    Monsters' Nonsense: The Grumpy Guest (Level 5): Practise phonics with non-words - Level 5

    Welcome to Planet Pok - the land of Monsters' Nonsense. Pem Pem's bossy cousin has come to visit, but he's not intereste... More

    (1 review)
    5th May 2016

    Get Coding! Learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and Build a Website, App, and Game

    Learn how to write code and then build your own website, app and game using HTML, CSS and JavaScript in this essential c... More

    (0 reviews)
    21st September 2016

    Monsters' Nonsense: Pem Pem's Birthday: Practise phonics with non-words

    Welcome to Planet Pok! The land of Monsters' Nonsense. It' s Pem Pem' ... More

    (0 reviews)
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