Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is a visual artist and author working in painting, bookmaking, illustration, collage, performance, and sculpture. He best is one of the foremost illustrators of children’s books working today.

Oliver talked with Nikki Gamble about There’s a Ghost in This House, remarkable for its playfulness and seriousness as well as the experimental design pushing the affordances of the book.



About There’s a Ghost in This House

Hello, come in. Maybe you can help me? A young girl lives in a haunted house but has never seen a ghost.

Are they white with holes for eyes? Are they hard to see? She’d love to know! Step inside and turn the transparent pages to help her on an entertaining ghost hunt, from behind the sofa, right up to the attic. With lots of friendly ghost surprises and incredible mixed-media illustrations, this unique and funny book will entertain young readers over and over again!

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