Up and Down (Mini H/B)
A miniature hardback edition of this fantastic sequel to Lost and Found, by internationally bestselling author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers, in which we re-visit the boy and the penguin after their trip to the South Pole...The boy and the penguin still enjoy spending all their time together...That is, until the penguin starts to dream of flying, ignoring the boys advice that it is impossible. Running away, the penguin visits place after place, searching for a chance to get his feet off the ground. But will flying be everything he had hoped? And is the boy missing him, as much as he is missing the boy? A heart-warming story about friendship, love and reaching for your dreams, from highly-regarded, multi-award-winning author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers.
"Full of heart" Irish Times Praise for Lost and Found: "An uplifting story!pictures of such spare beauty!suffused with a dreamlike quality." Independent Online "Oliver Jeffers makes impressive use of space in this affecting story of friendship!illustrations capture feelings of loss and loneliness through the most delicate nuances of facial expression!and body language." Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian "Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story!little children will love to share it." Carousel "Jeffers has a unique writing and illustrative style. It's a wonderful picture book." Publishing News "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, is stylishly spellbinding." Telegraph
Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award 2005. 'Lost and Found' was broadcast as an animation on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve 2008. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.