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Oliver Jeffers
Oliver Jeffers is an artist, designer, illustrator and writer from Northern Ireland. From figurative painting, collage and installation to illustration and award winning picture-books, Oliver Jeffers practice takes many forms.His distinctive paintings have been exhibited in multiple cities,... show more

Oliver Jeffers is an artist, designer, illustrator and writer from Northern Ireland. From figurative painting, collage and installation to illustration and award winning picture-books, Oliver Jeffers practice takes many forms.His distinctive paintings have been exhibited in multiple cities, including the National Portrait Gallery in London and the Brooklyn Museum New York.HarperCollins UK and Penguin USA publish his picture books, now translated into over 30 languages, including The Incredible Book Eating Boy, and the New York Times Bestseller This Moose Belongs to Me and #1 New York Times Bestseller The Day The Crayons Quit. Oliver won an Emmy in 2010 for his collaborative  work with artist and filmmaker Mac Premo. He has made art for Newsweek, The New York Times, United Airlines, TED, Nintendo, and has illustrated a a number of novels.In 2007, Jeffers was the official illustrator for World Book Day.Lost and Found became Oliver's first book to made into animation by London based Studio AKA, screening on Christmas Eve 2008 on Channel 4 in the UK and on Nickelodeon in the US and Australia.In 2013, Jeffers illustrated the vinyl cover (a drawing of Nelson Mandela) for the U2 song "Ordinary Love". Jeffers also co-directed (with Mac Premo) the video for the U2 song "Ordinary Love".Oliver was born in Port Hedland, Australia, grew up and was educated in Belfast Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.www.oliverjeffers.comwww.oliverjeffersworld.com
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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 6 months ago
What a cute book! It was an accident really, the way this all started. Henry wasn't paying attention when he took his first bite, it was one single word out of a book. Henry enjoyed it so much that he continued eating words until eventually, he was eating whole books! Henry got so good at eating boo...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 14 years ago
love the art done on the printed pages, the cut out at the end is a nice touch
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