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Famous Author : Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is an artist, designer, illustrator and writer from Northern Ireland. He holds a degree in Visual Communication.
From figurative painting and installation, to illustration and picture-book making, his work has been exhibited in New York, Dublin, London, Sydney, Washington DC, and Belfast.

He is widely known for his picture books for children, published by HarperCollins UK and Penguin USA.
Jeffers’ style of illustration uses mixed medium and is recognised for its subtle narrative and use of space in composition. As a freelance illustrator he has worked for clients such as Orange UK, Lavazza, Sony PSP, RCA Records, Starbucks,, Blanka, Graphic, the Vacuum and the Irish Times.
"Lost and Found" became Oliver's first book to made into animation by London based Studio AKA.
Literary works :
How to Catch a Star debuted in 2004 to critical acclaim
Lost and Found (2005), won the NestlĂ© Smarties Book Prize Gold Medal 2006, the Blue Peter Book Award 2006 and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal the same year.  
The Incredible Book Eating Boy (2007) won the Irish Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year
The Way Back Home was released in September 2007
The Great Paper Caper was published in September 2008 and was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Award.

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