Author(s): Oliver Jeffers
WINNER of the Irish Book Awards Children's Book of the Year 2012 and the Honour Award for Illustration from Childrens' Books Ireland, 2013.An exquisite new book, featuring a boy and his moose, from internationally bestselling, multi-prize-winning picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers."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?An beautifully-illustrated, witty and thought-provoking story, exploring the concept of ownership.
PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2012
NZ Listener Winner 2012
Praise for Stuck: 'Brilliantly silly' - The Telegraph Praise for The Incredible Book Eating Boy: 'Mouth-wateringly irresistible' The Guardian 'This is a book that children will devour' The Observer Praise for Lost and Found: 'A heart-warming story' The Guardian Praise for How to Catch a Star: 'The best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph 'Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good.' The Bookseller Praise for The Heart and the Bottle: 'Profoundly moving' The Irish Times Praise for Up and Down: 'Full of heart' Irish Times
Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award 2005. 'Lost and Found' was broadcast as an animation on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve 2008. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.