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The Way Back Home - by Oliver Jeffers (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes an imaginative tale of friendship in a world where what makes us different isn't nearly as important as what makes us the same.
  • Greenaway Medal (Illustrator) 2009 4th Winner
  • 3-7 Years
  • 10.5" x 10.5" Hardcover
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Humorous Stories

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About the Book



Stranded on the moon after his extraordinary airplane takes him into outer space, a boy meets a marooned young Martian with a broken spacecraft, and the two new friends work together to return to their respective homes.



Book Synopsis



From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes an imaginative tale of friendship in a world where what makes us different isn't nearly as important as what makes us the same.

When a boy discovers a single-propeller airplane in his closet, he does what any young adventurer would do: He flies it into outer space! Millions of miles from Earth, the plane begins to sputter and quake, its fuel tank on empty. The boy executes a daring landing on the moon . . . but there's no telling what kind of slimy, slithering, tentacled, fangtoothed monsters lurk in the darkness! (Plus, it's dark and lonely out there.) Coincidentally, engine trouble has stranded a young Martian on the other side of the moon, and he's just as frightened and alone. Martian, Earthling--it's all the same when you're in need of a friend.



About the Author



Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) makes art and tells stories. His books include How to Catch a Star; Lost and Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; The Way Back Home; The Incredible Book Eating Boy; The Great Paper Caper; The Heart and the Bottle, which was made into a highly acclaimed iPad application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter; Up and Down, the New York Times bestselling Stuck; The Hueys in the New Sweater, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and This Moose Belongs to Me, a New York Times bestseller. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Dimensions (Overall): 10.5 Inches (H) x 10.5 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.15 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-7 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories
Publisher: Philomel Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Oliver Jeffers
Language: English
Street Date: April 10, 2008
TCIN: 90442400
UPC: 9780399250743
Item Number (DPCI): 247-10-4453
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 10.5 inches width x 10.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.15 pounds
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