The Boy: His Stories and How They Came to Be
By Oliver Jeffers
From beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers comes an exquisite collection of his much-loved picture books How to Catch a Star, Lost and Found, The Way Back Home, and Up and Down, along with a captivating behind-the-scenes look at the making of each!
Once there was a boy, and one day . . .
Within the pages of this gorgeous picture book anthology is a special letter from Oliver and more than one hundred sketches, notes, and ideas, carefully chosen from his archives and revealed here for the first time. Watch as the boy and his friends spring to life on the sketchbook pages…see the real-life starfish that appears in How to Catch a Star, learn the true story of a boy and a penguin that inspired Lost and Found, and much, much more!
This incredible volume gives a unique insight into the life story of these iconic books–loved by readers across the globe–and celebrates the incredible work of one of today’s most highly regarded picture book creators. The perfect gift for new parents!