Here We Are: Book of Animals (Board book)

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A brand-new board book from the amazing Oliver Jeffers!  As you would expect from Jeffers, this counting book is more quirky and unexpected than others in the genre.  “6” is for “6 Things to Do,” and one of the six depicts a man riding a penny farthing. “5” is for “5 Things to Think About,” one of which is “fire.”    

Count, think, and enjoy.

— Donna

Description


From Oliver Jeffers, world-renowned picture book creator of the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are, comes a charming board book companion all about the animals we share our planet with, from A to Z!

We share our planet with animals. They come in many shapes, sizes and colors. Inspired by the bestselling picture book, Here We Are, comes this irresistible alphabet book to welcome babies and toddlers to our planet.
 
Praise for Here We Are:

     -"Moments of human intimacy jostle with scenes that inspire cosmic awe, and the broad diversity of Jeffers's candy-colored humans...underscores the twin messages that 'You're never alone on Earth' and that we're all in this together."--Publisher's Weekly (starred review)

     -"A sweet and tender distillation of what every Earthling needs to know and might well spend a lifetime striving to achieve. A must-purchase for new parent shelves." --School Library Journal

     -"From the skies to the animal kingdom to the people of the world and lots of other beautifully rendered examples of life on Earth, Here We Are carries a simple message: Be kind." --NPR

     -"A true work of art."--Buzzfeed

     -"A must-have book for parents."--Gambit

     -"A celebration of people all shapes and sizes, and of the beauty and mystery of our Earth."--Booklist

     -"Something of a user's guide to being alive and to life on Earth, Jeffers brilliantly uses pen and paintbrush to explore profound and puzzling questions, establishing straight off that the wisdom imparted here is wisdom for us all."--Chicago Tribune

About the Author


Oliver Jeffers From his much-loved debut, How to Catch a Star he has gone on to create a collection of award-winning and bestselling picture books, which have been translated all over the globe, including the #1 New York Times bestseller and TIME Best Book of the Year Here We Are, as well as the companion What We’ll Build. He is also the illustrator of the smash hits The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, both written by Drew Daywalt. His fine art is world-renowned and his dip-art exhibitions are a much sought-after event. Oliver is from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and young children.
 
Product Details
ISBN: 9780593466094
ISBN-10: 0593466098
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: August 3rd, 2021
Pages: 26
Language: English