The Fate of Fausto

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Brand Penguin Random House

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Product Description

A quirky, cautionary tale from beloved New York Times bestselling picture book creator Oliver Jeffers!

There was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his.

"You are mine," Fausto said to the flower, the sheep, and the mountain, and they all bowed before him. But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered a boat and set out to sea . . .

Combining bold art and powerful prose, and working in traditional lithographic printmaking techniques for the first time, world-renowned talent Oliver Jeffers has created a poignant modern-day fable to touch the hearts of adults and children alike.
  • Details
      • Publisher: Philomel
      • Language: English
      • Hardcover: 96 pages
      • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 10.5 x 10.5 inches
      • Author & Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
      • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • About the Author

      Oliver Jeffers is an artist, designer, illustrator and writer from Northern Ireland.

      From figurative painting, collage and installation to illustration and award winning picture-books, Oliver Jeffers practice takes many forms.

      His distinctive paintings have been exhibited in multiple cities, including the National Portrait Gallery in London and the Brooklyn Museum New York.

      HarperCollins UK and Penguin USA publish his picture books, now translated into over 36 languages, including The Incredible Book Eating Boy, and the New York Times Bestseller This Moose Belongs to Me and #1 New York Times Bestseller The Day The Crayons Quit.

      Oliver won an Emmy in 2010 for his collaborative work with artist and filmmaker Mac Premo. He has made art for Newsweek, The New York Times, United Airlines, TED, Nintendo, and has illustrated a a number of novels.

      In 2007, Jeffers was the official illustrator for World Book Day.

      Lost and Found became Oliver's first book to made into animation by London based Studio AKA, screening on Christmas Eve 2008 on Channel 4 in the UK and on Nickelodeon in the US and Australia.

      In 2013, Jeffers illustrated the vinyl cover (a drawing of Nelson Mandela) for the U2 song "Ordinary Love". Jeffers also co-directed (with Mac Premo) the video for the U2 song "Ordinary Love".

      Oliver grew up in Belfast Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

      See more at www.oliverjeffers.com, or visit his instagram, facebook, and twitter @oliverjeffers

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