How to Catch a Star (10th Anniversary edition)
Oliver Jeffers, Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, Read by Paul McGann

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Narrated By: Paul McGann

Duration: 7 minutes

What to expect

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of world-renowned illustrator Oliver Jeffers’ debut picture book, the much-loved How to Catch a Star!

The publication of How to Catch a Star in 2004 heralded the arrival of a captivating new talent on the picture book scene. Now beloved by children all over the world, the book has achieved huge critical and commercial success.

Oliver and HarperCollins are proud to mark the anniversary in style with this exquisite gift edition, including a letter from the author and previously unpublished drawings – a book that no Oliver Jeffers fan will want to be without!


Children's picture books, Picture storybooks

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“…the best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding” Telegraph

“If only all picture books could be this good" The Bookseller

“This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams… Adults tend to think of waiting as tedious, but the magic of this book is that it understands waiting as children wait – alert, apprehensive and using their imaginations.” Mail on Sunday