There once was a boy…and one day a penguin arrives on his doorstep. The boy decides the penguin must be lost and tries to return him. But no one seems to be missing a penguin. So the boy decides to take the penguin home himself, and they set out in his row boat on a journey to the South Pole. But when they get there, the boy discovers that maybe home wasn't what the penguin was looking for after all…
Award-winning picture book star Oliver Jeffers explores themes of love and loss in this life-affirming, uplifting tale, due to be featured in a major motion picture.Once there was a girl who was full of wonderment at how the world worked. She shared all her dreams and excitement with her father, who always had the answer to every question. That is until one day when his chair was empty, not to be filled again - how would the girl ever find meaning from her life again?
Introducing the Hueys - a fabulously quirky group of characters from internationally best-selling, award-winning author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star and Lost and Found. The thing about the Hueys is that they are all the same…. They all look the same, think the same, and do the same things. Until one day, Rupert knits himself a new jumper.… How will the other Hueys react? A hilarious story about individuality.
In this much-anticipated sequel to the internationally best-selling picture book Lost and Found, we re-visit the boy and the penguin after their trip to the South Pole… The boy and the penguin still enjoy spending all their time together… That is, until the penguin starts to dream of flying, ignoring the boys advice that it is impossible. Running away, the penguin visits place after place, searching for a chance to get his feet off the ground. But will flying be everything he had hoped? And is the boy missing him, as much as he is missing the boy?
The Hueys have an important question about counting in this hilarious new book from international bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star and Lost and Found. The thing about the Hueys was that they loved numbers: 0, 1, 2, 3.... Wait! 0? Is 'none' a number? Join the Hueys for a counting conundrum! This witty and lively pictorial debate makes numbers interesting and fun!
An exciting audiobook, featuring brand new characters from highly-regarded, best-selling, multi-award-winning talent, Oliver Jeffers. When life in the forest begins to change; when trees mysteriously lose their branches, when whole tree trunks start to disappear, when homes are lost, the only course of action for the forest dwellers is to begin a full scale investigation. Alibis must be proved, clues must be sought but even so, blame is never far from anyone's thoughts.Who is the perpetrator of this heinous crime? Will justice be done?
Chaos ensues when a young boy gets his kite stuck up a tree in this laugh-out-loud new picture book from award-winning, internationally best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers!Floyd gets his kite stuck up a tree. He throws up his shoe to shift it, but that gets stuck too. So he throws up his other shoe and that got stuck, along with… a ladder, a pot of paint, the kitchen sink, an orang-utan and a whale, amongst other things!Will Floyd ever get his kite back?A hilarious book with a wonderful surprise ending.
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of world-renowned author Oliver Jeffers' book, the much-loved How to Catch a Star! The publication of How to Catch a Star in 2004 heralded the arrival of a captivating new talent on the book scene. Now beloved by children all over the world, the book has achieved huge critical and commercial success.
An exciting intergalactic adventure from shining star Oliver Jeffers, creator of Lost and Found. One day a boy finds an aeroplane in his cupboard. Up, up, up and away he flies, high into the sky. Whizzing past clouds, stars and planets until suddenly, he runs out of petrol! Miles from earth, the boy crashes into the moon and waits. Just as he is beginning to get cold and lonely, a friendly Martian appears from the darkness, also with a broken aircraft.
Meet the Incredible Book Eating Boy... Henry loves books…but not like you and I. He loves to EAT books! This immensely popular picture book follows the trials and tribulations of a boy with a voracious appetite for books. Henry discovers his unusual taste by mistake one day, and is soon swept up in his new-found passion - gorging on every delicious book in sight! And better still, he realises that the more books he eats, the smarter he gets.
Meet the Hueys - a fabulously quirky group of characters from international bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star and Lost and Found.A fight has broken out amongst The Hueys. “It was not me! It was him!” But no one can remember what they’re fighting about. If only they could find an interesting distraction....
Artist Oliver Jeffers talks to BookD about how he became a published author overnight and his campaign to get good picture books out there for the youngest readership of all. "It was all about landing on the right person's desk at the right time". Oliver is a rareity in the sense that he is not only an author, he's a freelance illustrator, fine art artist, and a big fan of self generatory projects in his new home town, Brooklyn, New York. We talk about how he managed to divide his time to do all of these things and how to do them successfully.