How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers

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The most current picture book Oliver Jeffers illustrated, The Day the Crayons Quit is number one the New York Times Picture Book Bestseller list this week.  Drew Daywalt is the author.  We read it and enjoyed it.  You will hear more about it in a future blog posting about children’s books including examples of writing letters.  An almost lost art form in our email society.

Last night, we read How to Catch a Star both written and illustrated by  Oliver Jeffers.  Published in 2004, it was his first book for children.  ML adored the story and illustrations.  But her favorite part was when she saw the picture of Oliver Jeffers at the end.  It’s a picture from childhood.  ML said, “Hey, it’s the boy in the story.”

We want to know if Oliver Jeffers ever caught a star like the boy in the book.