The Boy

Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)

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A spectacular collection of four much-loved modern classics from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, along with a captivating behind-the-scenes look at the making of each in four fascinating sketchbook sections.


Contains the following stories:


How to Catch a Star

Lost and Found

The Way Back Home

Up and Down


Also within the pages of this exquisite collection is a special letter from Oliver Jeffers and more than 100 wonderfully distinctive sketches, notes and ideas, carefully chosen from his archives and revealed here for the first time. Watch as the boy and his friends spring to life on the sketchbook pages. See the real-life starfish that appears in How to Catch a Star, learn the true story of the boy and the penguin who inspired Lost and Found and find out what the Martian’s dad looks like! With all these things, and more, this incredible volume gives a unique insight into the life story of the iconic books – loved by readers the world over – and celebrates the incredible work of one of today’s most popular and highly regarded picture book creators.

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ISBN – 9780008294342
Publisher – HarperCollins Publishers Limit
Format – Hardback
Publication Date – 18/10/2018
Dimensions – 270mm X 270mm
Categories – Picture Books

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A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. Using their own special tools, they get to work; building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe and love to keep them warm.


From renowned, internationally bestselling picture-book creator and visual artist, Oliver Jeffers, comes this rare and enduring story about a parent’s boundless love, life’s endless opportunities and all we need to build a together future.

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The Way Back Home


An exciting intergalactic adventure from shining star Oliver Jeffers, creator of Lost and Found.


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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.


Together they come up with a super plan to float the boy back down to earth to collect his toolbox.


Can the boy find his way back home safely and will he ever make it back up to the moon to rescue his friend?

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Up and Down


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…


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The boy and the penguin still enjoy spending all their time together… That is, until the penguin starts to dream of flying, ignoring the boy’s 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?


A heart-warming story about friendship, love and reaching for your dreams, from highly-regarded, multi-award-winning author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers.

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