Oliver Jeffers has tapped into something special with his Here We Are series. Oliver is back with another book called Here We Are: Book of Opposites. His whimsical art is a hit with kids and adults alike. His interpretation of the world around us is a kaleidoscope of prose imagery for the little guys who want to explore. The Book of Opposites promises to ignite that imagination for both parents and kids. This is how children’s books should be made. These books are timeless time-capsules to a point in our youth. As the cover cleverly illustrates an adult and kid are ready to explore the world together both in drawings and words. Sharing Here We Are books is a magical time between parents and kids that captures their sense of wonderment.
Introduce babies and toddlers to opposites in this charming board book companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are, from world-renowned picture book creator Oliver Jeffers!
Inspired by the bestselling picture book, Here We Are, comes this irresistible concept board book that helps introduce babies and toddlers to opposites. A tender and charming book to welcome babies to our planet.
From his much-loved debut, How to Catch a Star, OLIVER JEFFERS has gone on to create a collection of award-winning and bestselling picture books, which have been translated all over the globe, including the # 1 New York Times bestseller and TIME Best Book of the Year Here We Are, as well as the companion What We’ll Build. He is also the illustrator of the smashhits The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, both written by Drew Daywalt. His fine art is world-renowned and his dip-art exhibitions are a much sought-after event. Oliver is from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and young children.
“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 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
“A true work of art.”—Buzzfeed
“A must-have book for parents.”—Gambit