Author(s): Oliver Jeffers
Roll up, roll up! Meet the Incredible Book Eating Boy! See his fantastic feats leap off the page in this stunning pop-up edition. Henry loves books! but not like you and I. He loves to EAT books! This immensely popular picture book 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! Enjoy this spectacular pop-up novelty edition -- a must-have gift for all ages.
"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."
Oliver Jeffers is a fresh new talent in picture books. He graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. As well as working on children's picture books, he also does freelance illustrations for internationally recognised brands such as Starbucks. His outstanding talent has already been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award 2005 and the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2006 for 'Lost and Found' was broadcast as an animation on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve 2008.