How to Catch a Star Board Book

Author:   Oliver Jeffers
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
Edition:   Amazon Kindle edition
ISBN:  

9780007324613


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 April 2010
Recommended Age:   From 0 to 3 years
Format:   Board book
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained


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There once was a boy... and the boy loved stars very much... 'How to Catch a Star' is a firm favourite with picture book readers, critics and booksellers alike. The beautiful illustrations and enchanting story have won the hearts of children all over the world and was a dazzling debut for picture book star, Oliver Jeffers. Now made available for the first time in a toddler friendly board format, the youngest generation can enjoy this unforgettable story about friendship.

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Author:   Oliver Jeffers
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:   HarperCollins
Edition:   Amazon Kindle edition
Dimensions:   Width: 19.00cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 20.00cm
Weight:   0.620kg
ISBN:  

9780007324613


ISBN 10:   0007324618
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 April 2010
Recommended Age:   From 0 to 3 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Primary & secondary/elementary & high school ,  Children / Juvenile ,  Educational: Primary & Secondary
Format:   Board book
Publisher's Status:   Unknown
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained

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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 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 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


...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. Guardian This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams... Adults tend to think of waiting as tedious, but the magic of this book is that it understands waiting as children wait - alert, apprehensive and using their imaginations. Mail on Sunday Hail to new talent... If only all picture books could be this good The Bookseller


Author Information

Author Website:   http://www.oliverjeffers.com

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 Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award. 'Lost and Found' animation was broadcast on Channel 4. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.

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Author Website:   http://www.oliverjeffers.com

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