An instant New York Times bestseller!From Oliver Jeffers, world-renowned picture book creator and illustrator of The Crayons' Christmas, comes a gorgeously told father-daughter story and companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are! What shall we build, you and I?Let's gather all our tools for a start.For putting together . . .and taking apart.
A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. Using their own special tools, they get to work, building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe, and love to keep them warm.
A rare and enduring story about a parent's boundless love, life's endless opportunities, and all we need to build a together future. The perfect baby shower gift or gift for new parents!Praise for What We'll Build:
"[Has] the offbeat, sweet style Jeffers' fans know and love." --Kirkus Reviews
"An intensely personal statement of intergenerational fellowship and an obvious pick for library shelves best explored at home." --School Library Journal
"Children will love his playbook for building a future of love and imagination, and they will delight in the special relationship the father and daughter share." --Booklist
"Stroked in generous swaths of warm color and Jeffers's signature childlike scribbles . . . .. Jeffers's benediction portrays a parent who surrounds his child with love and steadies her as she learns how to bring her dreams to fruition." --Publishers Weekly
makes art and tells stories. From his much-loved debut, How to Catch a Star
he has gone on to create a collection of award-winning and bestselling picture books, which have been translated all over the globe, including the #1 New York Times
bestseller and TIME
Best Book of the Year Here We Are
. Oliver is from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and young children.