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October 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Virtual Author Series: Oliver Jeffers


October 8, 2020
5:00 pm



Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present…

An Evening with Oliver Jeffers

Thursday, October 8, 5:00 PM EDT




#1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers will join Books & Books on Thursday, October 8th at 5:00 PM ET for a live virtual event to celebrate the launch of his new picture book, WHAT WE’LL BUILD. Attendees will get a peek into Oliver’s creative process followed by a lively story time reading and audience Q&A.

A limited number of signed and personalized books will be available for customers who place their orders before September 15th. Register now to reserve your copy!

The event will take place on Crowdcast, where you can submit questions to the host during the event through the “Ask a Question” button at the bottom of the screen. You will receive the Crowdcast link and password after you make your ticket purchase. You will also receive a reminder 10 minutes prior to the start of the event.


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.