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How to Catch a Star

How to Catch a Star

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698148770
Pages: 32
Year: 2004-06-03
From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes a story about wishing, persevering, and reaching for the stars. Once there was a boy, and that boy loved stars very much. So much so that he decided to catch one of his very own. But how? Waiting for them to grow tired from being up in the sky all night doesn't work. Climbing to the top of the tallest tree? No, not tall enough. The boy has a rocket ship . . . but it is made of paper and doesn't fly well at all. Finally, just when the boy is ready to give up, he learns that sometimes things aren't where, or what, we expect them to be. Oliver Jeffers offers a simple, childlike tale of reaching for the stars, and emerging with a friend.
How to Catch a Star (10th Anniversary edition)

How to Catch a Star (10th Anniversary edition)

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007536607
Pages: 32
Year: 2014-03-27
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of world-renowned illustrator Oliver Jeffers’ debut picture book, the much-loved How to Catch a Star!
How to Catch a Star

How to Catch a Star

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007324618
Pages: 32
Year: 2010-03-01
'How to Catch a Star' is a firm favourite with picture book readers, critics and booksellers alike. The beautiful illustrations and enchanting story have won the hearts of children all over the world and was a dazzling debut for picture book star, Oliver Jeffers. Now made available for the first time in a toddler friendly board format, the youngest generation can enjoy this unforgettable story about friendship. Age 0-3.
How to Catch a Star - A Guide to Chasing Dreams

How to Catch a Star - A Guide to Chasing Dreams

Author: Jason Pavelchak, Stephen Vaughn
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1329234421
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Catch a Star

Catch a Star

Author: Tamika Catchings, Ken Petersen
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 1441219633
Pages: 256
Year: 2016-03-01
When all she wanted was to fit in, Tamika Catchings never imagined one day she'd stand out--as a basketball superstar and an inspiration. Catchings faced being set apart by her hearing loss, separation from family, living up to high expectations, and the pain and discouragement of debilitating physical injuries. Yet she reached for the stars with hard work, perseverance, and her faith in God. Through the silence, she found the way to shine. Catch a Star tells Tamika's story of overcoming: of leading the Indiana Fever to its first championship, being named to the WNBA's All Decade Team, earning four Olympic gold medals, and founding the Catch the Stars Foundation to help young people achieve their dreams. Her story will inspire readers to face their doubts and fears, encouraging them to reach for their own stars, no matter what challenges come their way.
Spork

Spork

Author: Kyo Mackear
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1554539870
Pages: 30
Year: 2010-09-01
A humorous "multi-cutlery" tale about how Spork - half spoon, half fork - finally finds his place at the table. A charming story for anyone who has ever wondered about their place in the world.
The Way Back Home

The Way Back Home

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698148800
Pages: 32
Year: 2008-04-10
From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes an imaginative tale of friendship in a world where what makes us different isn't nearly as important as what makes us the same. When a boy discovers a single-propeller airplane in his closet, he does what any young adventurer would do: He flies it into outer space! Millions of miles from Earth, the plane begins to sputter and quake, its fuel tank on empty. The boy executes a daring landing on the moon . . . but there’s no telling what kind of slimy, slithering, tentacled, fangtoothed monsters lurk in the darkness! (Plus, it’s dark and lonely out there.) Coincidentally, engine trouble has stranded a young Martian on the other side of the moon, and he’s just as frightened and alone. Martian, Earthling—it’s all the same when you’re in need of a friend.
How to Catch a Bogle

How to Catch a Bogle

Author: Catherine Jinks
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544087089
Pages: 313
Year: 2013
In 1870s London, a young orphan girl becomes the apprentice to a man who traps monsters for a living.
Once There Was a Boy...

Once There Was a Boy...

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher:
ISBN: 0007490119
Pages:
Year: 2013-03-28

Catch a Falling Star

Catch a Falling Star

Author: Kim Culbertson
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545627052
Pages: 304
Year: 2014-04-29
A deliciously charming novel about finding true love . . . and yourself. Nothing ever happens in Little, CA. Which is just the way Carter Moon likes it. But when Hollywood arrives to film a movie starring former child star turned PR mess Adam Jakes, everything changes. Carter's town becomes a giant glittery set and, much to her annoyance, everyone is starry-eyed for Adam. Carter seems to be the only girl not falling all over herself to get a glimpse of him. Which apparently makes her perfect for the secret offer of a lifetime: playing the role of Adam's girlfriend while he's in town, to improve his public image, in exchange for a hefty paycheck. Her family really needs the money and so Carters agrees. But it turns out Adam isn't at all who she thought he was. As they grow closer, their relationship walks a blurry line between what's real and what's fake, and Carter must open her eyes to the scariest of unexplored worlds - her future. Can Carter figure out what she wants out of life AND get the guy? Or are there no Hollywood endings in real life?
A Child of Books

A Child of Books

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763690775
Pages: 40
Year: 2016
A young reader introduces a boy to the many imaginative worlds that books bring to life.
The Hueys in None The Number

The Hueys in None The Number

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698165543
Pages: 32
Year: 2014-07-01
Learn to count with the #1 New York Times bestselling artist of The Day the Crayons Quit and his hilarious cast of Hueys! "Is none a number?" you might ask. I'm glad you did. The answer is Yes! For example, how many lumps of cheese do you see next to you? The answer, depending on where you are, is likely "none." Counting with the reader all the way up to ten, the Hueys explain numbers as only they can. Such as: The number 4 is the number of tantrums thrown by Dave every day. 7 is the number of oranges balanced on things. And 9 is the number of seagulls who attacked Frank's French fries. Together they make quite a spectacle. But when you take away all of these fun illustrations in the book? You're left with none! This funny and accessible counting book from #1 New York Times bestseller Oliver Jeffers (The Day the Crayons Quit; This Moose Belongs to Me) gives the Hueys one more reason to be every young child's best friends. Praise for NONE THE NUMBER "Delightfully droll and enlightening . . . . The illustrations, 'made with pencils and a bit of color' on large white pages, are deceptively simple and ridiculously funny."--School Library Journal
Up and Down

Up and Down

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698148835
Pages: 40
Year: 2010-12-02
From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes a humorous, resonant tale about the value of shared experiences. A penguin has wings for a reason . . . doesn't he? Having a best friend with his own airplane is one thing, but actually experiencing what it feels like to fly by himself? Here is one penguin who believes this is precisely what he needs to feel complete. Only . . . if flying by himself is so wonderful, then why does he feel so empty? Because some experiences are better shared. (And penguins are much happier on the ground.) Oliver Jeffers delivers the perfect companion to his much-loved Lost and Found. Penguins everywhere will take flight in delight.
Once Upon an Alphabet

Once Upon an Alphabet

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698196309
Pages: 112
Year: 2014-10-14
Perfect for gift-giving, here isTHE alphabet book to top all others, an over-sized work of brilliance from the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day the Crayons Quit! If words make up the stories and letters make up the words, then stories are made up of letters. In this menagerie we have stories made of words, made FOR all the letters. The most inventive and irresistible book of the year spans a mere 26 letters (don't they all!) and 112 pages. 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, Once Upon an Alphabet is a creative tour de force from A through Z. Slyly funny in a way kids can't resist, and gorgeously illustrated in a way readers of all ages will pour over, this series of interconnected stories and characters explores the alphabet in a way that will forever raise the bar. In Once Upon an Alphabet, #1 New York Times bestseller Oliver Jeffers has created a stunning collection of words and artwork that is a story book, alphabet book, and gorgeously designed art book all in one. Praise for ONCE UPON AN ALPHABET: An Amazon Best Book of 2014! A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year! A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year! A New York Times Bestseller! * "The silly, spare, slightly surreal text occasionally rhymes and endlessly surprises. An utterly delightful alphabet book."–Kirkus Review, starred review * "With wry humor, equally droll ink illustrations, and a solid dose of alliteration, Jeffers creates delightful mini-narratives for each letter of the alphabet."–Publishers Weekly, starred review * "An altogether stimulating, surprising, and satisfying reading experience."–School Library Journal, starred review * "Whimsical, funny, occasionally tragic, and highly entertaining, this collection of (sometimes) interlocking tales is brilliantly inventive."–Horn Book, starred review "Jeffers knows how to catch the attention of his young audience while challenging their imagination, intellect and vocabulary. This whimsical exploration of letters and language begs to be read over and over again."–BookPage "Handsome, humorous and clad in bright tomato-red, [this] is the sort of book you may want to rush into the arms of imaginative, good-natured children between 4 and 10 years old. [T]his is no traditional abecedarian exercise.The stories are wonderfully varied, sometimes philosophical and often end surprisingly; the drawings are just as quirky and unpredictable."–The Wall Street Journal "[W]itty from A to Z . . . no one would blame you for having a copy even if there are no kids in the house. Think of it as Edward Gorey for the preschool set — and their hip parents."–The Washington Post From the Hardcover edition.
The Great Paper Caper

The Great Paper Caper

Author: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698148819
Pages: 40
Year: 2009-01-22
From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes a whodunnit just right for the youngest of readers (not to mention instructions for how to build the perfect paper airplane!) The animals? homes are disappearing. Tree by tree, the forest is being cut down. Clues! There must be clues. For instance, look--there is a mysterious bear carrying an ax! But what would a bear want with so many trees? Perhaps the discarded paper airplanes littering the forest floor have a story to tell? Oliver Jeffers' quirky, childlike humor and lovable illustrations are in full effect in this funny whodunit featuring a winning cast of animals and a message about the importance of conservation and recycling.