Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) makes art and tells
stories. His books include How to Catch a Star; Lost and
Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle
Children's Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted
into an award-winning animated film; The Way Back Home; The
Incredible Book Eating Boy; The Great Paper Caper; The Heart and
the Bottle, which was made into a highly acclaimed iPad
application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter; Up and Down, the
New York Times bestselling Stuck; The Hueys in the New Sweater, a
New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and This
Moose Belongs to Me, a New York Times bestseller.
Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and
works in Brooklyn, New York.
* "Jeffers' light-handed illustrations are hilariously droll . . .
The giggle-inducing conclusion leaves some stuff, um, up in the
air."--A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2011, starred review -
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
* "Yields a childlike aesthetic sure to tickle the funny bones of its target audience-and of the adults who share the story with youngsters."--School Library Journal, starred review - School Library Journal (starred review)
"With deceptive simplicity and sophisticated illustration, this comic look at problem solving will have wide appeal."--Booklist - Booklist