Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Oliver Jeffers 0399167897 9780399167898
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#1 New York Times bestseller
A TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year
A NPR Best Book of 2017
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2017

Moments of human intimacy jostle with scenes that inspire cosmic awe, and the broad diversity of Jefferss candy-colored humans...underscores the twin messages that Youre never alone on Earth and that were all in this together.--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A true work of art.--BuzzFeed

Oliver Jeffers, arguably the most influential creator of picture books today, offers a rare personal look inside his own hopes and wishes for his child--and in doing so gifts children and parents everywhere with a gently sweet and humorous missive about our world and those who call it home.

Insightfully sweet, with a gentle humor and poignancy, here is Oliver Jeffers users guide to life on Earth. He created it specially for his son, yet with a universality that embraces all children and their parents. Be it a complex view of our planets terrain (bumpy, sharp, wet), a deep look at our place in space (its big), or a guide to all of humanity (dont be fooled, we are all people), Olivers signature wit and humor combine with a value system of kindness and tolerance to create a must-have book for parents.

Praise for Here We Are:

-A sweet and tender distillation of what every Earthling needs to know and might well spend a lifetime striving to achieve. A must-purchase for new parent shelves--School Library Journal

-From the skies to the animal kingdom to the people of the world and lots of other beautifully rendered examples of life on Earth, Here We Are carries a simple message: Be kind. --NPR

-[An] enchanting gem of a childrens book--NBCs Today Show

-A must-have book for parents.--Gambit

-A celebration of people all shapes and sizes, and of the beauty and mystery of our Earth.--Booklist

-...a beautifully illustrated guide to living on Earth and being a good person.--Brightly

-[Here We Are] is a tour through the land, the sea, the sky, our bodies; dioramas of our wild diversity....[Jeffers] is the master of capturing the joy in our differences.--New York Times Book Review

Author: Oliver Jeffers

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 48

Publisher: Philomel Books

Publication Date: 2017-11-14


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