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Once there was a boy…: Box set (Boxed Set) Hardcover – 3 Sep 2009
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Praise for ‘Lost and Found’:
‘An uplifting story…pictures of such spare beauty…suffused with a dreamlike quality.’ Independent Online
‘Oliver Jeffers makes impressive use of space in this affecting story of friendship…illustrations capture feelings of loss and loneliness through the most delicate nuances of facial expression…and body language.’ Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian
‘Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story…little children will love to share it.’ Carousel
‘Jeffers has a unique writing and illustrative style. It’s a wonderful picture book.’ Publishing News
‘My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.’ Irish Independent
Praise for ‘How to Catch a Star’:
‘The best recent picture book by light years… stylishly spellbinding.’ Telegraph
‘A story about possibilities and disappointments with a triumphant ending, all of which Jeffers captures through the beautifully expressive changing moods of his little boy.’ The Guardian
‘This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams.’ Mail on Sunday
‘Hail to new talent… If only all picture books could be this good.’ The Bookseller
About the Author
Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize Gold Award. ‘Lost and Found’ animation was broadcast on Channel 4. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.
Top customer reviews
The stories do not last very long, so I find you have to emphasise every word and explore the pictures to extend it to 10 minutes or so (or just read it twice!).
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I gift them to all new babies.
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