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Here We Are: Notes For Living On Planet Earth Hardcover – 14 November 2017

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“The witty images are atmospheric and full of enthralling detail” Nicolette Jones / The Times

“An optimistic snapshot of contemporary life, this heartfelt hug of a book ought to become a classic” The Guardian

“Beautiful illustrations” Creative Review

“There is a childlike awe and wonder about the stars and planets in the book” The Irish Times

‘Delightfully illustrated’ Time

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‘This performer had assured pace and charm. The storytelling was captivating and a beautifully realised gem, with a surprise ending. Gorgeous!’ Audio Production Awards judges

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The phenomenal international bestseller from Oliver Jeffers


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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0008266166
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins GB (14 November 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 48 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780008266165
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0008266165
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 3 years and up
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 24.6 x 1.1 x 28.6 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 4,623 ratings

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Oliver Jeffers is an artist, designer, illustrator and writer from Northern Ireland.

From figurative painting, collage and installation to illustration and award winning picture-books, Oliver Jeffers practice takes many forms.

His distinctive paintings have been exhibited in multiple cities, including the National Portrait Gallery in London and the Brooklyn Museum New York.

HarperCollins UK and Penguin USA publish his picture books, now translated into over 36 languages, including The Incredible Book Eating Boy, and the New York Times Bestseller This Moose Belongs to Me and #1 New York Times Bestseller The Day The Crayons Quit.

Oliver won an Emmy in 2010 for his collaborative work with artist and filmmaker Mac Premo. He has made art for Newsweek, The New York Times, United Airlines, TED, Nintendo, and has illustrated a a number of novels.

In 2007, Jeffers was the official illustrator for World Book Day.

Lost and Found became Oliver's first book to made into animation by London based Studio AKA, screening on Christmas Eve 2008 on Channel 4 in the UK and on Nickelodeon in the US and Australia.

In 2013, Jeffers illustrated the vinyl cover (a drawing of Nelson Mandela) for the U2 song "Ordinary Love". Jeffers also co-directed (with Mac Premo) the video for the U2 song "Ordinary Love".

Oliver grew up in Belfast Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

See more at www.oliverjeffers.com, or visit his instagram, facebook, and twitter @oliverjeffers

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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful, touching, poignant and timely.
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5.0 out of 5 stars My kids and I absolutely love ALL of Jeffers's books
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful illustrations
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Oliver you have done it again.
This book is beautiful.
This is not a story book.
This is a piece of art and a talking point.
I cannot recommend this enough.
There is so much to look at and talk about with your child.
Just buy it.
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