Bugs in the Garden

Bugs in the Garden Cover

Bugs in the Garden

By Beatrice Alemagna

Phaidon Press, Board Books, 9780714862385, 36pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 2011

Beatrice Alemanga returns with a follow up to the charming "Bugs in a Blanket." What happens when the bugs venture out into the big, wide garden to find some new friends? This sturdy board book introduces children to lovable bugs who learn how to accept creatures they are initially afraid of. Author Beatrice Alemagna invented a whole new technique of illustration for this book using a felted wool technique and an amalgam of applique, fabrics and stitching.

About the Author
Beatrice Alemagna was born in Bologna, Italy. She graduated from the Istituto Superiore for industrial arts in Urbino, Italy. She has won numerous international awards for her illustration. She now lives in Paris, France, where she works as an author and illustrator as well as a designer of childrens books, posters and collages.