How to Catch a Star

Author(s): Oliver Jeffers

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Once there was a boy, and the boy loved stars very much. Every night he watched stars from his bedroom window and wished that he had one of his own. He dreamed of how this star might be his friend and how they would play together. So one day, the boy decided to try and catch a star...but first he had to think of a plan. 

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"...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

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780007549221
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : 0.56
  • : November 2013
  • : 200mm X 190mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Colour
  • : 32
  • : Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6
  • : [E]
  • : English
  • : Oliver Jeffers
  • : 916
  • : Board book
  • : Oliver Jeffers