Up and Down
|Author:||Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)|
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 "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, is 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 Praise for The Incredible Book Eating Boy "Mouth-wateringly irresistible" The Guardian "This is a book that children will devour." The Observer "The whole thing looks good enough to eat." TES "A beautifully produced edition that really is good enough to eat." The Bookseller "With The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Jeffers has produced his most appealing work yet, conjuring up a magical piece of fiction that is not only divinely illustrated and wittily told, but perfectly realised." Junior
Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. As well as working on children's picture books, he also does freelance illustrations for internationally recognised brands such as Starbucks. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award 2005 and the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2006 for 'Lost and Found' was broadcast as an animation on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve 2008.