A spectacular new title from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers, creator of the million-copy selling, global phenomenon Here We Are!
What shall we build, you and I?
I’ll build your future and you’ll build mine.
We’ll build a watch to keep our time.
A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. Using their own special tools, they get to work; building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe and love to keep them warm.
From renowned, internationally bestselling picture-book creator and visual artist, Oliver Jeffers, comes this rare and enduring story about a parent’s boundless love, life’s endless opportunities and all we need to build a together future.
About the author
Oliver Jeffers makes art and tells stories. From his much-loved debut, How to Catch a Star, he has gone on to create a collection of award-winning and bestselling picture books, which have been translated all over the globe, including the New York Times number 1 bestseller and TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year, Here We Are. Oliver is from Belfast and now lives and works in Brooklyn. He has rudimentary building skills, but a lot of imagination and some new team mates.
- Praise for Here We Are:
- “The witty images are atmospheric and full of enthralling detail” Nicolette Jones / The Times
- “An optimistic snapshot of contemporary life, this heartfelt hug of a book ought to become a classic” The Guardian
- “Beautiful illustrations” Creative Review
- “There is a childlike awe and wonder about the stars and planets in the book” The Irish Times
- ‘Delightfully illustrated’ Time
- ‘Beautifully illustrated’ Artists & Illustrators
- ‘This performer had assured pace and charm. The storytelling was captivating and a beautifully realised gem, with a surprise ending. Gorgeous!’ Audio Production Awards judges