Bugs in the Garden
By Beatrice Alemagna
(Phaidon Press, Hardcover, 9780714862385, 36pp.)
Publication Date: August 2011
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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.
Beatrice Alemagna made her first picture book at the age of eight and has since published over 20 books with leading international publishers. Her illustration techniques range from the use of pencil and paint to collage and embroidery. She is also the author of Bugs in a Blanket (Phaidon Press). She lives in London.