Up and Down Hardcover – Import, 2 September 2010
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“Full of heart” Irish Times
"Visually witty, poignant and spare, it is sure to stoke the author's huge popularity" Culture, Sunday Times
"Jeffers's minimalist style enhances this touching and funny story about friendship, and even though the illustrations are so spare, they convey beautifully the emotions of the characters and contain little details which children will love" School Librarian
“Touching” Daily Express
"A lovely story about friendship and caring" The Independent on Sunday
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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- ISBN-10 : 0007263848
- Hardcover : 40 pages
- Item Weight : 570 g
- ISBN-13 : 978-0007263844
- Publisher : HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (2 September 2010)
- Dimensions : 26.49 x 0.99 x 27.1 cm
- Reading level : 3 - 5 years
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #832,113 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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love with Oliver Jeffers' Lost and Found. The characters
are the same in this book, so he easily began
liking this story.
The penguin and the boy are friends, a continuation of
a relationship that began in Lost and Found.
For unknown reasons, the penguin wanted to fly high
in the sky. To pursue his dream of flying, he left the boy
and went to a circus. He was made a cannon ball there
and was shot in the sky. His friend reached there in time
and caught him, preventing a probable end of the penguin's
All ends well back in the boy's home, both playing their
favourite board game!
Top reviews from other countries
The narrative does not flow quite as well as any of the earlier books in the series (Lost And Found, The Way Back Home and How To Catch A Star), but is still a wonderful charming book.