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One Beastly Beast

July 28th, 2007 | 3 Comments

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Following close on the heels of the aforementioned camping book, and this little book about a boy wizard and a magical boarding school comes Garth Nix’s One Beastly Beast (Two Aliens, Three Inventors, Four Fantastic Tales). Published by Harper Collins, this is a collection of four stories. I made the cover design and all the interior illustrations. It was fun to get to draw pirate rats, slimy aliens, mouse pilots, robot monsters, sea serpents, penguin girls, and a princess based on my very own daughter. And the stories are a lot of fun to read, as well.
Grown-ups will like it too, as the photo shows.


  1. Dan Santat says:

    I’m a fellow children’s book illustrator/author and longtime fan of your work. This cover looks great!

  2. Charlie says:

    Me thinks i will get it this weekend for my niece. she just turned seven, but reads like an 8 and 3/4 year old. or so she tells me.

  3. […] box from my childrens book agent arrived yesterday, filled with copies of One Beastly Beast, the book I illustrated in 2006, written by Garth Nix. The odd thing was that this is the Japanese edition. I didn’t know […]

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