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.
Praise for Meanwhile Back on Earth: “Every new Jeffers book is a cause for celebration and his beautiful artwork and gentle humour teach a lesson in sharing that’s as valuable for adults as for children” Daily Mail “In Jeffers’ new picture book, inspired by his sculpture trail ‘Our Place in Space’, a father takes his children on a ride through time and space, and shows them the conflicts that have taken place on Earth. A mind-bending tale that is also a reminder and celebration of home” The Bookseller “Beautifully illustrated” Good Housekeeping Praise for Here We Are: ‘The witty images are atmospheric and full of enthralling detail’ Nicolette Jones, The Times ‘An optimistic snapshot of contemporary life, this heartfelt hug of a book ought to become a classic’ Guardian ‘Beautiful illustrations’ Creative Review ‘There is a childlike awe and wonder about the stars and planets in the book’ The Irish Times ‘Delightfully illustrated’ Time ‘Beautifully illustrated’ Artists & Illustrators ‘This performer had assured pace and charm. The storytelling was captivating and a beautifully realised gem, with a surprise ending. Gorgeous!’ Audio Production Awards judges