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Description - The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers

An exciting intergalactic adventure from shining star Oliver Jeffers, creator of Lost and Found.One day a boy finds an aeroplane in his cupboard. Up, up, up and away he flies, high into the sky. Whizzing past clouds, stars and planets until suddenly, he runs out of petrol!Miles from earth, the boy crashes into the moon and waits. Just as he is beginning to get cold and lonely, a friendly martian appears from the darkness, also with a broken aircraft.Together they come up with a super plan to float the boy back down to earth to collect his toolbox.Can the boy find his way back home safely and will he ever make it back up to the moon to rescue his friend?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780007182282
ISBN-10: 0007182287
Format: Hardback
(271mm x 265mm x 10mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Review: Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers - Reviewed by (21 Mar 2013)

Way Back Home is a great example of an almost perfect children's bedtime story book. The story is simple yet it takes the reader on a great adventure over the stars.

AS young boy discovers a plane in his cupboard so he decides to take it out for a flight, but when he runs out of fuel and lands on the moon he is scared and stranded to he discover a little green alien friend.

Children will love this adventure with stars, plans, aliens and spaceships. An easy to read book with great illustrations which compliments to story perfectly.


Author Biography - Oliver Jeffers

Oliver is a fresh new talent in picture books. He graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. He works as a freelance illustrator and artist. His debut book, 'How to Catch a Star', was short-listed for the Booktrust Early Years Awards in 2004 and his follow-up, 'Lost and Found', won the Gold Award at the Nestle Children's Book Prize in 2005.

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