#1 New York Times Bestseller and #1 TIME Best Book of the Year for 2017! The exquisite and thought-provoking new book from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator ofLost and Found, Oliver Jeffers.
Well, hello. And welcome to this Planet. We call it Earth. Our world can be a bewildering place, especially if you've only just got here. Your head will be filled with questions, so let's explore what makes our planet and how we live on it. From land and sky, to people and time, these notes can be your guide and start you on your journey. And you'll figure lots of things out for yourself. Just remember to leave notes for everyone else. Some things about our planet are pretty complicated, but things can be simple, too: you've just got to be kind. Here We Are is the utterly heartfelt new book from Oliver Jeffers. We're glad you found it.
PRESS 'HERE WE ARE'
"An optimistic snapshot of contemporary life, this heartfelt hug of a book ought to become a classic"The Guardian
“The witty images are atmospheric and full of enthralling detail”Nicolette Jones / The Times
“There is a childlike awe and wonder about the stars and planets in the book”The Irish Times
Author:Belfast nativeOliver Jeffersis a world-famous picture-book maker, whose beautiful illustrated stories have been published in over 30 languages worldwide. He has not until now been published in Irish and we would like to put that right.
Translator: Máire Zepf, Children’s Writing Fellow at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast, to make an Irish translation of Oliver Jeffers’ most recent picture book, HERE WE ARE. Máire’s Irish has a distinctive Ulster flavour which would be perfect for this project.