20.8.09

squee!

^ That is the noise made by me whenever I see Oliver Jeffers' art. Pure love. His children's books are gorgeous and fun to read. One of them (Lost and Found) got made into a brilliant short animated film, narrated by Jim Broadbent, which I blogged about a while ago. Go watch it - after looking at his picture books, of course :)

His tales are about, variously:

- a bear wanting to win a paper airplane competition
- a boy who gets smarter by eating books
- a mysterious lost penguin pestering a boy

...and more <3

How to Catch a Star

http://antikewl.com/daily/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/oliver_jeffers.jpg

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And here's the film poster & trailer:

http://antikewl.com/daily/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/lost_and_found_oliver_jeffers.jpg



Still very faithful, I think. You can buy the DVD now! Well worth it. Would it be shameful to admit I shed a tear in the film? Yeah? Okay then, I didn't.

1 comment:

  1. such adorable illustration. thanks for sharing the link to the video too. i must watch!

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