Oliver Jeffers con How to Catch a Star
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of world-renowned illustrator Oliver Jeffers’ debut picture book, the much-loved How to Catch a Star!
The publication of How to Catch a Star in 2004 heralded the arrival of a captivating new talent on the picture book scene. Now beloved by children all over the world, the book has achieved huge critical and commercial success.
Oliver and HarperCollins are proud to mark the anniversary in style with this exquisite gift edition, including a letter from the author and previously unpublished drawings – a book that no Oliver Jeffers fan will want to be without!
“…the best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding” Telegraph
“If only all picture books could be this good" The Bookseller
“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
From the Inside Flap
Once there was a boy and he loved stars very much...every night he watched stars from his bedroom window has wished he had one of his own. one day, he decided he would try to catch a star of his very own...but first he had to think of a plan
From the Back Cover
Oliver Jeffers studied visual Communication at the University of Ulster. Since graduating he has exhibited paintings in Belfast, New York and Sydney.
He started creating children's books when people wouldn't believe what happened to him unless he pretended he was telling 'stories'. At an early age, Oliver developed an appreciation of five-letter words and his loves include plastic food, wheels, suitcase handles, Elvis and, despite not having met one yet, polar bears.