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By Oliver Jeffers

New cover reissue of this magical story from award-winning international bestselling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers.

Once there as a boy, and one day, he found an aeroplane in his cupboard…

He didn’t remember leaving it in there, but he thought he’d take it out for a go right away. At first, all went well and the plane flew higher and higher and higher until… suddenly, with a splutter, it ran out of petrol. The boy was stuck on the moon… and he was not alone…

 

About the Author

Oliver Jeffers was born in Port Hedland, Western Australia in 1977 and bred in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Oliver began writing and illustrating children's stories when he realised that people didn't believe what he did with his time. He has had a number of adventures that he has collected into his books for children; his debut picture book, 'How to Catch a Star', was inspired by a moment sitting on the end of a jetty in Sydney, looking at the stars. Not having an agent, Oliver sent his work unsolicited to HarperCollins Publishers. Its potential was immediately recognised, it was whisked off the slush pile and the publishing process began. In 2004, the book was published by HarperCollins Children's Books and was also short listed for the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best New Illustrator. In 2005, How to Catch a Star won a Merit Award at the CBI/Bisto Book of Year Awards.

 

Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books
Pages: 32
Size: 26x26.5 cm
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780007182329
Publication date: 2015/03

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