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The Incredible Book Eating Boy

The Incredible Book Eating Boy( )
Author: Jeffers, Oliver
Illustrator: Jeffers, Oliver
ISBN:978-0-399-24749-1
Publication Date:Apr 2007
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint:Philomel Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.99
Book Description:

Like many children, Henry loves books. But Henry doesn't like to read books, he likes to eat them. Big books, picture books, reference books . . . if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). And the more he eats, the smarter he gets--he's on his way to being the smartest boy in the world! But one day he feels sick to his stomach. And the information is so jumbled up inside, he can't digest it! Can Henry find a way to enjoy books without using his...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Books & Libraries
Juvenile Fiction / Cooking & Food
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 11.31 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds
Author Biography
Jeffers, Oliver (Author)
Oliver Jeffers was born in Port Hedland, Western Australia in 1977. He grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He received a First Class Honors Degree in illustration and visual communication and certificate of foundation studies from the University of Ulster, School of Art and Design in 2001. His work has been exhibited in multiple cities, including the National Portrait Gallery in London, the Brooklyn Museum, and Gestalten Space in Berlin.

He writes and illustrates picture books. His debut book, How to Catch a Star, was published in 2004 and won a Merit Award at the CBI/Bisto Book of Year Awards. His second book, Lost and Found, won the Gold Award at Nestle Children's Book Prize and was developed into an animated short film, which has received over sixty awards including a BAFTA for Best Animated Short Film. His other books include The Incredible Book Eating Boy, The Great Paper Caper, Up and Down, Stuck, This Moose Belongs to Me, Once upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All Letters, The Hueys series and A Child of Books. He has won numerous awards including the Smarties Award, Irish Book of the Year, The Blue Peter Book of the Year, and the 2017 Academy of British Cover Design Award in the Children's category.

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