Oliver Jeffers author video
Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffers.com) makes art. He is also the recipient of some of childrens books highest honors in his native UK, including the Nestle Gold Medal (the UK equivalent of the Caldecott Medal) and the Blue Peter Book of the Year for Lost and Found, and the Irish Picture Book of the Year for The Incredible Book Eating Boy. His Great Paper Caper was shortlisted for the 2008 Roald Dahl Award. An animated film of Lost and Found aired as a primetime Christmas Eve special in the UK this past year. He is a co-founder of the art collective OAR, and a freelance illustrator for Starbucks, Sony, and Lavazza. Oliver now lives fulltime in New York City with a studio in Brooklyn.