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                  Oliver Jeffers


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Oliver Jeffers (born 1977) is a Northern Irish artist, illustrator and writer who now lives and works in Brooklyn

He is widely known for his picture books for children, published by HarperCollins UK and Penguin US.

How to Catch a Star was published in 2004 to critical acclaim, and Lost and Found (2005) won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Medal 2006, the Blue Peter Book Award 2006 and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal the same year. The Incredible Book Eating Boy (2007) won the Irish Book Awards Children's Book of the Year, and his fourth Book The Way Back Home was released in September 2007 and The Great Paper Caper was released in September 2008. Stuck & This Moose Belongs to Me were both on The New York Times Best Seller list. Jeffers' books have been translated into German, Spanish and French among other languages.[]

The Day the Crayons Quit achieved No. 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list.

‘Laughing, Learning, Caring and Succeeding For Life’