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Jeffers, Oliver

Overview
Works: 150 works in 615 publications in 19 languages and 33,125 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  History  Animated films  Children's films  Board books  War stories  Short films  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.J3643, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oliver Jeffers
The day the crayons quit by Drew Daywalt( Book )

33 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them
Lost and found by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

62 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once there was a boy who found a penguin at his door. From this opening line to the very end, this gentle story of friendship will capture young readers' imaginations. The child assumes that the penguin is lost, which is logical since the lumpy black-and-white bird does look awfully forlorn. Determined to help the creature find its way home, he discovers that penguins come from the South Pole, and the two board a rowboat. During their long sea voyage, the youngster passes the time by telling his companion many stories. However, when they finally reach their destination, he realizes that the penguin was not lost, but just lonely and looking for a friend
The incredible book eating boy by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,178 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 )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Floyds vlieger zit vast in een boom. Hij gooit er van alles naartoe om hem los te krijgen: eerst een schoen, maar later zelfs een orang-oetang en een stoomboot! Prentenboek met grappige kleurenillustraties en eenvoudige handgeschreven tekst. Vanaf ca. 4 jaar
This moose belongs to me by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilfred owned a moose. He hadn't always owned a moose. The moose came to him a while ago and he knew, just KNEW, that it was meant to be his. He thought he would call him "Marcel." Most of the time Marcel is very obedient, abiding by the many rules on How to Be a Good Pet. But one dark day, while deep in the woods, someone else claims the moose as their own. Is Marcel really Wilfred's pet after all?
The day the crayons came home by Drew Daywalt( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,026 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
Once upon an alphabet by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,780 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 )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All seems well between the two friends, until the penguin starts getting ideas above his station, wanting to fly, while ignoring the boy's advice that it is impossible for penguins. Deciding that he'd be better off elsewhere, the penguin runs away. But is the boy missing the penguin as much as the penguin is missing the boy?
The boy who swam with piranhas by David Almond( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,479 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 balmy. 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?"--Description from Amazon.com, viewed July 31, 2013
The heart and the bottle by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,359 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 great paper caper by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When tree branches begin disappearing and paper aeroplanes 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
The terrible thing that happened to Barnaby Brocket by John Boyne( Book )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's nothing unusual about the Brockets. Normal, respectable, and proud of it, they turn up their noses at anyone strange or different. But from the moment Barnaby Brocket comes into the world, it's clear he's anything but ordinary. To his parents' horror, Barnaby defies the laws of gravity - and floats. Desperate to please his parents, Barnaby does his best to keep both feet on the ground - but he just can't do it. One fateful day, the Brockets decide enough is enough. They never asked for a weird, abnormal, floating child. Barnaby has to go. Betrayed, frightened and alone, Barnaby floats into the path of a very special hot air balloon - and so begins a magical journey around the world, with a cast of extraordinary new friends
Noah Barleywater runs away : a fairytale by John Boyne( Book )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,220 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 way back home by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,167 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
The Hueys in The new sweater by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 993 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 959 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
Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 948 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 hope for, but no matter how hard he tries, the same thing always happens: his friend finds a real friend in the real world, and Fred fades away, bit by bit, waiting to be wished for again... Then one day, a boy called 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?
The Hueys in It wasn't me by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 932 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 )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 879 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
The Hueys in what's the opposite? by Oliver Jeffers( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quirky egg-shaped creatures known as the Hueys explore the concept of opposites
 
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The incredible book eating boy
Alternative Names
Oliver Jeffers auteur et illustrateur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Oliver Jeffers britischer Schriftsteller

Oliver Jeffers British writer

Oliver Jeffers Brits schrijver

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 boyStuckUp and downThe heart and the bottleThe great paper caperNoah Barleywater runs away : a fairytaleThe way back home