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Oliver Jeffers - Author

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Books by Oliver Jeffers

An Alphabet

An Alphabet

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Board book Release Date: 22/08/2016

Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life. From Astronaut to Zeppelin, this is no ordinary alphabet.... Boldly colourful, funny and specially adapted from Oliver Jeffers' highly-acclaimed Once Upon an Alphabet, winner of the CBI Book of the Year, this new edition is perfect for younger readers.

What's the Opposite?

What's the Opposite?

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2016

A comic visual exploration of opposites, from prize-winning, internationally best-selling picture book maker, Oliver Jeffers. In this 4th title in the series, the Hueys explore the concept of opposites in their characteristically quirky way. Starting out with some easy ones like `up' and `down', they move on to ever more wildy imaginative examples, guaranteed to raise a smile! Packed full of visual humour, this book will be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

A Little Stuck

A Little Stuck

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Board book Release Date: 23/05/2016

A specially adapted board book edition of Oliver Jeffers' laugh-out-loud classic, Stuck. 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 gets 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.

What's the Opposite?

What's the Opposite?

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Board book Release Date: 05/05/2016

Now this fabulously quirky group of characters is introduced to younger readers in these toddler friendly board books from the internationally bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star and Lost and Found. In this 4th title in the series, the Hueys explore the concept of opposites in their characteristically quirky way. Starting out with some easy ones like `up' and `down', they move on to ever more wildy imaginative examples, guaranteed to raise a smile! Packed full of visual humour, this book will be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

What's the Opposite?

What's the Opposite?

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 05/05/2016

A comic visual exploration of opposites, from prize-winning, internationally best-selling picture book maker, Oliver Jeffers. Audio read by Jarvis Cocker. In this 4th title in the series, the Hueys explore the concept of opposites in their characteristically quirky way. Starting out with some easy ones like `up' and `down', they move on to ever more wildy imaginative examples, guaranteed to raise a smile! Packed full of visual humour, this book will be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

It Wasn't Me

It Wasn't Me

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Board book Release Date: 07/04/2016

Now this fabulously quirky group of characters is introduced to younger readers in these toddler friendly board books from the internationally 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...

What's the Opposite?

What's the Opposite?

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/06/2015

A comic visual exploration of opposites, from prize-winning, internationally best-selling picture book maker, Oliver Jeffers. In this 4th title in the series, the Hueys explore the concept of opposites in their characteristically quirky way. Starting out with some easy ones like `up' and `down', they move on to ever more wildy imaginative examples, guaranteed to raise a smile! Packed full of visual humour, this book will be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

None the Number

None the Number

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Board book Release Date: 07/05/2015

Now this fabulously quirky group of characters is introduced to younger readers in these toddler friendly board books from the internationally 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!

The New Jumper

The New Jumper

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Board book Release Date: 07/05/2015

Now this fabulously quirky group of characters is introduced to younger readers in these toddler friendly board books from the internationally bestselling, 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.

None the Number

None the Number

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2015

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 and illustrator of The Day the Crayons Quit. 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!

Mach is Dachaidh

Mach is Dachaidh

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/03/2015

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2015

New cover reissue of this magical story from award-winning international bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers 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...

Hueys - None The Number

Hueys - None The Number

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: eBook Release Date: 09/10/2014

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!

Once Upon an Alphabet

Once Upon an Alphabet

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/09/2014

WINNER OF THE CBI BOOK OF THE YEAR A flagship publication, gloriously bringing the alphabet to life in irresistible Oliver Jeffers style! The letters of our alphabet work tirelessly to make words that in turn make stories, but what if there was a story FOR each of the letters instead? Turn the pages of this exquisite book to find out... Here you will discover twenty-six short stories introducing a host of new characters (plus the occasional familiar face). From Edmund the astronaut with his awkward fear of heights, via the dynamic new investigative duo of the Owl and the Octopus, through to the Zeppelin that just might get Edmund a little bit closer to where he needs to be, this book is packed with funny, thrilling, perilous and above all entertaining tales inspired by every letter in the alphabet. An adventure to follow from A to Z, or a treasure trove to dip in and out of, Once Upon an Alphabet is a work of exhilarating originality from artist Oliver Jeffers, the creator of much-loved modern classics such as Lost and Found and The Incredible Book Eating Boy.

Once there was a boy... Boxed Set

Once there was a boy... Boxed Set

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 22/09/2014

An irresistible little library slipcase containting four fabulous stories by internationally acclaimed, award-winning picture books star, Oliver Jeffers! Once there was a boy, and one day... Enjoy four exciting adventures of the boy, as he learns how to catch a star, journeys to the South Pole and the moon - making new discoveries and finding friendship along the way. The award-winning picture books: `How to Catch a Star', `Lost and Found', `The Way Back Home' and `Up and Down' are now presented in this beautiful hardback slipcase edition to be treasured.

How To Catch A Star

How To Catch A Star

Author: Oliver Jeffers Format: eBook Release Date: 24/04/2014

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of world-renowned illustrator Oliver Jeffers' debut picture 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 picture book scene. Now beloved by children all over the world, the book has achieved huge critical and commercial success. Oliver and HarperCollins are proud to mark the anniversary in style with this exquisite gift edition, including a letter from the author and previously unpublished drawings - a book that no Oliver Jeffers fan will want to be without!