The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver JeffersThe Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

byOliver JeffersIllustratorOliver Jeffers

Hardcover | November 22, 2016

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Celebrate the 10th anniversary of this mouth-wateringly irresistible tale of a boy's insatiable hunger with this exquisite cloth-bound edition, including a letter from Oliver Jeffers and never-before-seen sketches!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.
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.
Title:The Incredible Book Eating BoyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pagesPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0008181152

ISBN - 13:9780008181154

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A sweet story about friendship Oliver Jeffers' books have so many wonderful elements. The writing, character development, and illustrations - he makes it all magical. Young and old alike will love this story about finding friendship in unlikely places.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Oliver Jeffers fans, big and small, will love this book A fun imaginative storyline, with wonderful whimsical illustrations. The hardcover edition is beautiful and the actual bite taken out of the back cover is such a clever touch. It's refreshing to see a children's story that celebrates reading (and broccoli eating too haha).
Date published: 2017-09-28

Editorial Reviews

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