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* A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2012 * — New York Times Book Review
"The spare but adorable artwork makes this picture book work as a quirky diversion, but it doesn’t diminish the understated, deftly delivered lesson for those moments when kids need a nudge to help be themselves, or be OK when everyone else wants to be just like them."--Booklist, starred review — Booklist (starred review)
"The minimalist appearance of the Hueys will make them easy for kids to imitate artistically, and those who can't wait for the Hueys' next outing (jacket copy indicates this is the beginning of a series) may want to create their own Huey-themed adventures."--BCCB — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) makes art and tells stories. His books include the #1 blockbuster The Day the Crayons Quit; 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.
This book is adorable. I love reading it to my child. Bottom line... Oliver Jeffers is the man.Published 8 months ago by Jessica K.
Great to find books around knitting, making garments as way to teach kids about making things that are uniquely their own--although it was baffling that the illustrations show the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Papfabs
loved the story and artwork. my son and I read it every night together! I would recommend it to all of my friends.Published on June 19, 2013 by lisa
This particular Oliver Jeffers book fell short of his standards. By the end of the book, I felt beaten over the head with the message without the benefit of his usual, playful... Read morePublished on June 16, 2013 by Lynette A. Prescott
We purchased for a Christmas gift along with a dozen or so other books. This one has a delightful simple story and is memorably illustrated. Read morePublished on January 23, 2013 by David Cecil