Jeffers, Oliver. Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. 32 p. Chiefly col. Illustrations. Intended for a juvenile audience.
Jeffers, Oliver. Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. 32 p. Chiefly col. Illustrations. Intended for a juvenile audience.
Very Good. 28.2 x 22.4 x 1.3 cm. Review Praise for 'The Incredible Book Eating Boy' "mouth-wateringly irresistible" The Guardian "this is a book that children will devour." The Observer "The whole thing looks good enough to eat." Times Educational Supplement "a beautifully produced edition that really is good enough to eat." The Bookseller "with IBEB, Jeffers has produced his most appealing work yet, conjuring up a magical piece of fiction that is not only divinely illustrated and wittily told, but perfectly realised." Junior 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! stylishly spellbinding. ' Telegraph 'A story about possibilities and disappointments with a triumphant ending, all of which Jeffers captures through the beautifully expressive changing moods of his little boy. ' The Guardian 'This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams. ' Mail on Sunday 'Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good. ' The Bookseller Praise for 'How to Catch a Star': ' "How To Catch A Star" is a beautiful debut picture book from an extremely talented and innovative illustrator. This is a fantastic story which teaches children that if you wish hard enough your dreams just may come true. ' The Bookseller 'Adults tend to think of waiting as tedious, but the magic of this book is that it understands waiting as children wait--alert, apprehensive and using their imaginations. ' Mail on Sunday 'A stunning debut! ' New Talent, Books for Keeps 'If the title sounds magical and optimistic to you, it's probably because that's exactly what this book is. ' Book of the Month, Junior Praise for 'Lost and Found': Completely captivating and definitely one of my favourite picture books of the year. ' Becky Stradwick, Children's Buyer--Borders UK, Publishing News 'Deeply satisfying book. ' Books For Keeps 'Wonderfully illustrated book. ' The Bookseller 'Heart-warming, irresistible story. ' Financial Times Magazine 'Exceptional picture book! The strong, graphic water colour illustrations are magical. ' Bookfest Product Description The mouth-wateringly irresistible tale of a boy's insatiable hunger! Henry loves books! but not like you and I. He loves to EAT books! This exciting new story follows the trials and tribulations of a boy with a voracious appetite for books. Henry discovers his unusual taste by mistake one day, and is soon swept up in his new-found passion--gorging on every delicious book in sight! And better still, he realises that the more books he eats, the smarter he gets. Henry dreams of becoming the Incredible Book Eating Boy--the smartest boy in the world! But a book-eating diet isn't the healthiest of habits, as Henry soon finds out!
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