A Child of Books is the latest book by author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers and typographical artist Sam Winston. If you have a book lover, (Think Matilda, Roald Dahl) then this is the perfect book for you.
Once there was a boy and the boy loved stars very much. Every night he watched the stars from his window and wished he had one of his very own…
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of world-renowned illustrator Oliver Jeffers’ debut picture book, the much-loved How to Catch a Star. The publication of How to Catch a Star in 2004 heralded the arrival of a captivating new talent on the picture book scene. Now beloved by children all over the world, the book has achieved huge critical and commercial success. Oliver and HarperCollins are proud to mark the anniversary in style with this exquisite gift edition, including a letter from the author and previously unpublished drawings.
How to Catch a Star was first published 10 years ago. It was adored immediately, launching the now celebrated author and illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, who has gone on to win a number of awards.
Ten years on, How to Catch a Star’s beautiful illustrations and enchanting story have won the hearts of children all over the world. Perfect for children aged 2-7, it is a warm, poignant and humorous celebration of joyful ingenuity and the belief that anything is possible.
Out on the 27 March, How to Catch a Star is available from Amazon for £12.99 on pre-order (and at the time of writing it’s listed at £10.27)
Get involved in the celebrations
We have a copy of the How to Catch a Star 10th Anniversary Edition to give away. To enter simply answer the following question:
Which Oliver Jeffers book is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year?
a) The Day the Crayons Quit
b) The Incredible Book Eating Boy
c) How to Catch a Star
To enter this competition, leave a comment below with your answer.
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T&Cs: The competition runs for one week, ending Sunday 23rd March. The winner will be selected using Random.org, based on the position in the comments. Winner will be notified by email, so please make sure you add your email in the required space. Winners will have one week to respond before a new winner will be selected. The prize cannot be exchanged for money.
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