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Internationally bestselling and world-renowned picture book creator Oliver Jeffers joins us for a live virtual event to celebrate the launch of his new picture book, WHAT WE'LL BUILD, the companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller HERE WE ARE! Oliver will talk about how he began writing and creating stories for children, conduct a drawing demo, followed by a lively story time reading and audience Q&A. Tickets include admission to the event, and a signed copy of WHAT WE'LL BUILD.

The event will take place on Crowdcast, where you can submit questions to the host during the event. You may also email us questions in advance at kym@anunlikelystory.com. You will receive the Crowdcast link by email within 24 hours of the event start time.

Written and illustrated by Oliver for his young daughter, WHAT WE’LL BUILD is an enchanting story of a father and a daughter who set about laying the foundations for their life together, building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe and love to keep them warm. This rare and enduring story is about a parent’s boundless love, life’s endless opportunities and challenges, and the tools needed to build a together future. The book is the perfect companion to Oliver’s million-copy bestseller, Here We Are, which published in 2017 and was inspired by the birth of his son.

Oliver Jeffers
makes art and tells stories. His books include How to Catch a Star, Lost and Found and the New York Times bestsellers Stuck, This Moose Belongs to Me and Once Upon an Alphabet. He is also the illustrator of the #1 bestsellers The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home in collaboration with Drew Daywalt. His critically acclaimed books including highly regarded The Fate of Fausto have sold over 14 million copies in 46 territories worldwide. He has been the recipient of some of children’s books highest accolades, including the Nestlé Gold Medal for Lost and Found, the Irish Picture Book of the Year for The Incredible Book Eating Boy and Best Audio Performer of the Year for Here We Are.

**This is a virtual event that will be hosted on Crowdcast- you will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing and sufficient Internet access.

Code of Conduct:
By registering for this event, you are agreeing to refrain from engaging in inappropriate behavior and harassment of any kind throughout the course of this event (i.e. racial slurs, profanity, hate speech, spam comments, etc.). Please note that any participants who engage in inappropriate behavior or harassment of any kind will be immediately ejected from this event.

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399167898
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - November 14th, 2017

Signed Copies

Due to the nature of virtual events, signed copies may not always be available. Information about signed copies will be included in the event description.

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