November 10, 2011
9.3 X 0.4 X 12.4 inches | 1.21 pounds
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About the Author
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