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y In the Beech Forest single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'In the Beech Forest is a story from long ago, from now and from the future.

'An ordinary boy takes a path leading him from the safety of his home into a dark forest. His head is full of the fearful images of his computer games that so excite, yet terrify him; battles between heroes and dreadful beasts that may haunt this primal landscape.

'What will become of him on this journey? Will he survive? Will he defeat his fears? Will he emerge, still an ordinary boy?

'Become his companion. Take the journey . . . (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ormond, Brighton - Moorabbin area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hybrid , 2012 .
      5082049735778357800.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: May 2012.
      ISBN: 9781921665578 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

In the Beech Forest : Working with Gary Crew Den Scheer , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 21 no. 1 2013; (p. 7)

Den Scheer outlines the process she underwent in illustrating In the Beech Forest and her collaboration with Gary Crew. She also provides an account of her introduction to the world of book publishing.

The Illustrated Book : A Graphic Challenge for Teenagers Gary Crew , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 20 no. 1 2012; (p. 2-3)
'Teenagers are not famous for wanting to read, especially boys ... But what may appear too taxing to even attempt is often made accessible, even pleasurable, if a book contains graphics or images; that is, if the book is illustrated.'
Light Shines in the Darkness Candida Baker , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 June 2012; (p. 35)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
Untitled Liz Derouet , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , July vol. 27 no. 3 2012; (p. 44)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
Untitled Sarah Mayor-Cox , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 20 no. 3 2012; (p. 28-29)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book ; A Day to Remember Jackie French 2012 single work picture book ; A Boy Like Me : A Story About Peace Libby Hathorn 2012 single work picture book
[Untitled] John Nolan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 56 no. 3 2012; (p. 26-27)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
In the Beech Forest by Gary Crew Anastasia Gonis , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , April 2012;

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
Light Shines in the Darkness Candida Baker , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 June 2012; (p. 35)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
Untitled Liz Derouet , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , July vol. 27 no. 3 2012; (p. 44)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
Untitled Sarah Mayor-Cox , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 20 no. 3 2012; (p. 28-29)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book ; A Day to Remember Jackie French 2012 single work picture book ; A Boy Like Me : A Story About Peace Libby Hathorn 2012 single work picture book
[Untitled] John Nolan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 56 no. 3 2012; (p. 26-27)

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
In the Beech Forest by Gary Crew Anastasia Gonis , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , April 2012;

— Review of In the Beech Forest Gary Crew 2012 single work picture book
The Illustrated Book : A Graphic Challenge for Teenagers Gary Crew , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 20 no. 1 2012; (p. 2-3)
'Teenagers are not famous for wanting to read, especially boys ... But what may appear too taxing to even attempt is often made accessible, even pleasurable, if a book contains graphics or images; that is, if the book is illustrated.'
In the Beech Forest : Working with Gary Crew Den Scheer , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 21 no. 1 2013; (p. 7)

Den Scheer outlines the process she underwent in illustrating In the Beech Forest and her collaboration with Gary Crew. She also provides an account of her introduction to the world of book publishing.

Awards

2012 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division Best Children's Fiction (Told Primarily Through Pictures)
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