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Here We Are : Notes for Living on Planet Earth
by Oliver Jeffers and Oliver Jeffers


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#1 New York Times bestseller
A TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year
A NPR Best Book of 2017
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2017

"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 true work of art."-- BuzzFeed

Oliver Jeffers, arguably the most influential creator of picture books today, offers a rare personal look inside his own hopes and wishes for his child--and in doing so gifts children and parents everywhere with a gently sweet and humorous missive about our world and those who call it home.  Read more...


 
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More About Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers; Oliver Jeffers
 
 
 
Overview

#1 New York Times bestseller
A TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year
A NPR Best Book of 2017
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2017

"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 true work of art."--BuzzFeed

Oliver Jeffers, arguably the most influential creator of picture books today, offers a rare personal look inside his own hopes and wishes for his child--and in doing so gifts children and parents everywhere with a gently sweet and humorous missive about our world and those who call it home.

Insightfully sweet, with a gentle humor and poignancy, here is Oliver Jeffers' user's guide to life on Earth. He created it specially for his son, yet with a universality that embraces all children and their parents. Be it a complex view of our planet's terrain (bumpy, sharp, wet), a deep look at our place in space (it's big), or a guide to all of humanity (don't be fooled, we are all people), Oliver's signature wit and humor combine with a value system of kindness and tolerance to create a must-have book for parents.

Praise for Here We Are:

-"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

-" An] enchanting gem of a children's book"--NBC's Today Show

-"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

-..".a beautifully illustrated guide to living on Earth and being a good person."--Brightly

- Here We Are] is a tour through the land, the sea, the sky, our bodies; dioramas of our wild diversity.... Jeffers] is the master of capturing the joy in our differences."--New York Times Book Review


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780399167898
  • ISBN-10: 0399167897
  • Publisher: Philomel Books
  • Publish Date: November 2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 3-7
  • Dimensions: 11 x 9.8 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.27 pounds


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