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The Heart and the Bottle Hardcover – Import, 4 March 2010

4.6 out of 5 stars 576 ratings

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About the Author

Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize Gold Award. ‘Lost and Found’ animation was broadcast on Channel 4. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.

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  • Item Weight : 400 g
  • Hardcover : 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0007182309
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0007182305
  • Dimensions : 23.1 x 1.2 x 23.6 cm
  • Publisher : HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (4 March 2010)
  • Reading level : 5 - 8 years
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
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