The Incredible Book Eating Boy

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9780007182275: The Incredible Book Eating Boy

The mouth-wateringly irresistible tale of a boy’s insatiable hunger!

Henry loves books… but not like you and I. He loves to EAT books! This exciting new story follows the trials and tribulations of a boy with a voracious appetite for books.

Henry discovers his unusual taste by mistake one day, and is soon swept up in his new-found passion – gorging on every delicious book in sight! And better still, he realises that the more books he eats, the smarter he gets. Henry dreams of becoming the Incredible Book Eating Boy – the smartest boy in the world! But a book-eating diet isn’t the healthiest of habits, as Henry soon finds out…

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Praise for ‘The Incredible Book Eating Boy’

"mouth-wateringly irresistible" The Guardian

"this is a book that children will devour." The Observer

"The whole thing looks good enough to eat." Times Educational Supplement

"a beautifully produced edition that really is good enough to eat." The Bookseller

"with IBEB, Jeffers has produced his most appealing work yet, conjuring up a magical piece of fiction that is not only divinely illustrated and wittily told, but perfectly realised." Junior

Praise for ‘Lost and Found’:

‘An uplifting story…pictures of such spare beauty…suffused with a dreamlike quality.’ Independent Online

‘Oliver Jeffers makes impressive use of space in this affecting story of friendship…illustrations capture feelings of loss and loneliness through the most delicate nuances of facial expression…and body language.’ Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian

‘Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story…little children will love to share it.’ Carousel

‘Jeffers has a unique writing and illustrative style. It’s a wonderful picture book.’ Publishing News

‘My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.’ Irish Independent

Praise for ‘How to Catch a Star’:

‘The best recent picture book by light years… stylishly spellbinding.’ Telegraph

‘A story about possibilities and disappointments with a triumphant ending, all of which Jeffers captures through the beautifully expressive changing moods of his little boy.’ The Guardian

‘This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams.’ Mail on Sunday

‘Hail to new talent… If only all picture books could be this good.’ The Bookseller

About the Author:

Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize Gold Award. ‘Lost and Found’ animation was broadcast on Channel 4. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.

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Jeffers, Oliver
Published by Harper Collins Publ. UK
ISBN 10: 0007182279 ISBN 13: 9780007182275
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