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Jeffers, Oliver

Overview
Works: 145 works in 585 publications in 20 languages and 32,551 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Picture books  History  Animated films  Children's films  Board books  Humorous fiction  War stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PZ7.J3643, [E]
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Most widely held works about Oliver Jeffers
 
Most widely held works by Oliver Jeffers
The day the crayons quit by Drew Daywalt( Book )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking -- each believes he is the true color of the sun. What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?
Lost and found by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

54 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying his best to help a penguin that has shown up at his door, a boy journeys all the way to the South Pole, only to realize that the penguin was never lost
The incredible book eating boy by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry loves to eat books, until he begins to feel quite ill and decides that maybe he could do something else with the books he has been devouring
Stuck by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Floyd's kite gets stuck in a tree, he tries to knock it down with increasingly larger and more outrageous things
This moose belongs to me by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy learns that moose do not always follow the rules of proper pet behavior
How to catch a star by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once there was a boy who loved stars so much that he wished he had 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 way back home by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded on the moon after his extraordinary airplane takes him into outer space, a boy meets a marooned young Martian with a broken spacecraft, and the two new friends work together to return to their respective homes
Once upon an alphabet by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From an Astronaut who's afraid of heights, to a Bridge that ends up burned between friends, to a Cup stuck in a cupboard and longing for freedom, this series of interconnected stories and characters explores the alphabet"--
Up and down by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though the penguin and the boy are close friends and do many things together, the penguin decides that he wants to fly and he wants to do it on his own
The boy who swam with piranhas by David Almond( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stanley Potts's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned barmy. But there's darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie's obsession takes an unexpectedly cruel turn, Stan has no choice but to leave. As he journeys away from the life he's always known, he mingles with a carnival full of eccentric characters and meets the legendary Pancho Pirelli, the man who swims in a tank full of perilous piranhas. Will Stan be bold enough to dive in the churning waters himself and choose his own destiny?"
The heart and the bottle by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After safeguarding her heart in a bottle hung around her neck, a girl finds the bottle growing heavier and her interest in things around her becoming smaller
The day the crayons came home by Drew Daywalt( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home
The great paper caper by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When tree branches begin disappearing and paper airplanes are left in their place, the creatures that live in the forest carry out an investigation to find the culprit who has been stealing their homes
Noah Barleywater runs away : a fairytale by John Boyne( Book )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When life at home becomes too difficult, eight-year-old Noah sets out to see the world and have an adventure, and in the forest he meets a toymaker who has a story and some advice to share
The terrible thing that happened to Barnaby Brocket by John Boyne( Book )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born with an ability to float in the air, Barnaby Brocket is entreated by his parents to hide his unusual trait until a fateful day when he finds himself on a journey that takes him all over the world and into outer space
The Hueys in The new sweater by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One Huey wears a new sweater to be different from the other identical Hueys, only to have them decide to be different too--by wearing sweaters"--
Stay where you are & then leave by John Boyne( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock
The Hueys in It wasn't me by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hueys may look the same, think the same, and even do the same things, but that doesn't mean they can't disagree. The only problem is, they can't seem to agree on what they didn't agree on in the first place! Which ultimately leads to an even bigger disagreement"--
The Hueys in None the number by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the Hueys tries to explain the concept of "none" to another by finding different numbers of items, one through ten, then taking them all away
Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you know that if the conditions are just right, and if you add a little electricity, or magic, or luck, that an imaginary friend might appear just when you need one? An imaginary friend like Fred. Fred is the best imaginary friend you could ever hope for, but no matter how hard he tries, the same thing always happens: his friend finds a friend in the real world, and Fred fades away, bit by bit, waiting to be wished for again... Then one day, a boy named Sam wishes for a friend, and Fred appears! For a while everything is perfect. But what about the day when Sam finds a real friend? Could it be that this time, something magical might happen...?"--
 
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Alternative Names
Oliver Jeffers auteur et illustrateur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Oliver Jeffers British writer

ג'פרס, אוליבר

オリヴァー・ジェファーズ

ジェファーズ, オリヴァー

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The incredible book eating boyStuckHow to catch a starThe way back homeUp and downThe heart and the bottleThe great paper caperNoah Barleywater runs away : a fairytale