‘How to catch a star’ is an inspirational story of a boy who loved the stars so much, he decided to catch one of his very own. Every night he watched the stars in the sky from his bedroom window and dreamed of how he could be their friend and how they could play hide-and-go-seek together. So one day, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own.
The beautifully illustrated, original debut picture book from shining talent Oliver Jeffers.
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Author Oliver Jeffers is a highly acclaimed talent in picture books. He 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 already been recognise by several high-profile awards. Including the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize Gold Award, the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Irish Children’s Book of the Year.
“The best recent picture book by light years, is 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.” Guardian
“This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams… 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
“Hail to new talent… If only all picture books could be this good” The Bookseller
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