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Oliver Jeffers was born in Port Hedland, Western Australia in 1977. He grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He received a First Class Honors Degree in illustration and visual communication and certificate of foundation studies from the University of Ulster, School of Art and Design in 2001. His work has been exhibited in multiple cities, including the National Portrait Gallery in London, the Brooklyn Museum, and Gestalten Space in Berlin. He writes and illustrates picture books. His debut book, How to Catch a Star, was published in 2004 and won a Merit Award at the CBI/Bisto Book of Year Awards. His second book, Lost and Found, won the Gold Award at Nestle Children's Book Prize and was developed into an animated short film, which has received over sixty awards including a BAFTA for Best Animated Short Film. His other books include The Incredible Book Eating Boy, The Great Paper Caper, Up and Down, Stuck, This Moose Belongs to Me, Once upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All Letters, The Hueys series and A Child of Books. He has won numerous awards including the Smarties Award, Irish Book of the Year, The Blue Peter Book of the Year, and the 2017 Academy of British Cover Design Award in the Children's category. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Day the Crayons Quit (Illustrator) 4,788 copies, 515 reviews
Lost and Found 1,410 copies, 42 reviews
Stuck 1,256 copies, 64 reviews
How to Catch a Star 1,071 copies, 34 reviews
The Incredible Book Eating Boy 1,037 copies, 47 reviews
This Moose Belongs to Me 733 copies, 55 reviews
The Way Back Home 632 copies, 25 reviews
The Heart and the Bottle 508 copies, 36 reviews
Up and Down 492 copies, 25 reviews
A Child of Books (Illustrator) 471 copies, 37 reviews
The Great Paper Caper 393 copies, 16 reviews
The Hueys in The New Sweater 220 copies, 11 reviews
The Hueys in What's the Opposite? 158 copies, 8 reviews
The Hueys in It Wasn't Me 100 copies, 7 reviews
The Hueys in None the Number 92 copies, 16 reviews
There's a Ghost In This House 77 copies, 2 reviews
Lost & Found [2008 film] (Writer) 21 copies, 1 review
Estamos aqui [Spanish] 4 copies, 1 review
Was wir bauen 4 copies
Gevonden 1 copy
Perdido? 1 copy
The Day the Crayons Came Home (Illustrator) 1,915 copies, 120 reviews
Five Go to Smuggler's Top (Cover artist, some editions) 1,225 copies, 9 reviews
Noah Barleywater Runs Away (Illustrator) 357 copies, 23 reviews
The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket (Illustrator) 255 copies, 11 reviews
Imaginary Fred (Illustrator) 230 copies, 18 reviews
The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas (Illustrator, some editions) 186 copies, 5 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Illustrator) 185 copies, 3 reviews
Midnight Feast (Illustrator) 9 copies
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