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An Alphabet

Oliver Jeffers


PUBLISHED: 22nd August 2016
ISBN: 9780008182519
ANNOTATION:
Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life.
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PUBLISHED: 22nd August 2016
ISBN: 9780008182519
ANNOTATION:
Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life.

Annotation

Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life.

Publisher Description

Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life.

From Astronaut to Zeppelin, this is no ordinary alphabet....

Boldly colourful, funny and specially adapted from Oliver Jeffers' highly-acclaimed Once Upon an Alphabet, winner of the CBI Book of the Year, this new edition is perfect for younger readers.

Author Biography

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.

Review

'...combines classic storytelling with stunning artwork. Parents and kids will love to read this again and again' The Bookseller

      Praise for 'Lost and Found'

      'Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story...little children will love to share it.' Carousel

      'My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.' Irish Independent

      Praise for 'How to Catch a Star':

      'The best recent picture book by light years... stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph

      'Hail to new talent... If only all picture books could be this good.' The Bookseller

Long Description

Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life. From Astronaut to Zeppelin, this is no ordinary alphabet.... Boldly colourful, funny and specially adapted from Oliver Jeffers' highly-acclaimed Once Upon an Alphabet, winner of the CBI Book of the Year, this new edition is perfect for younger readers.

Review Quote

'...combines classic storytelling with stunning artwork. Parents and kids will love to read this again and again' The Bookseller Praise for 'Lost and Found' 'Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story...little children will love to share it.' Carousel 'My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.' Irish Independent Praise for 'How to Catch a Star': 'The best recent picture book by light years... stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph 'Hail to new talent... If only all picture books could be this good.' The Bookseller

Feature

  • Oliver is one of the most important and talented artists in today's market, whose picture books have been translated in to 35 languages, selling more than 3 million copies worldwide! Once Upon an Alphabet, from which this board book is abridged, won the CBI Book of the Year award The Day the Crayons Quit won the Children's Choice Award at the CBI awards 2014 2014 saw the 10th anniversary of Oliver's debut picture book How to Catch a Star, with media, marketing and publicity which raising the profile of all of Oliver's books. Lost and Found won the Gold Award at the Nestle Children's Book Prize in 2005, and also the Blue Peter Book of the Year award. An animated film of the book was screened on Channel 4 and won a BAFTA for Best Children's Animation in 2009 * Check out Oliver's fantastic website at Competition: Jon Klassen, Chris Haughton, Mo Willems

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Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life. From Astronaut to Zeppelin, this is no ordinary alphabet.... Boldly colourful, funny and specially adapted from Oliver Jeffers' highly-acclaimed Once Upon an Alphabet, winner of the CBI Book of the Year, this new edition is perfect for younger readers. Gold title Oliver is one of the most important and talented artists in today's market, whose picture books have been translated in to 35 languages, selling more than 3 million copies worldwide! Once Upon an Alphabet, from which this board book is abridged, won the CBI Book of the Year award The Day the Crayons Quit won the Children's Choice Award at the CBI awards 2014 2014 saw the 10th anniversary of Oliver's debut picture book How to Catch a Star, with media, marketing and publicity which raising the profile of all of Oliver's books. Lost and Found won the Gold Award at the Nestle Children's Book Prize in 2005, and also the Blue Peter Book of the Year award. An animated film of the book was screened on Channel 4 and won a BAFTA for Best Children's Animation in 2009 Check out Oliver's fantastic website at Competition: Jon Klassen, Chris Haughton, Mo Willems

Product Details

Author
Oliver Jeffers
Audience Age
1
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year
2016
ISBN-10
0008182515
ISBN-13
9780008182519
Format
Board Books
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Pages
28
Publication Date
2016-08-22
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile