Here we are : notes for living on planet Earth

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New York, NY : Philomel Books, 2017.
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40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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#1 New York Times bestseller A TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year A NPR Best Book of 2017 A Boston Globe Best Book of 2017 "Moments of human intimacy jostle with scenes that inspire cosmic awe, and the broad diversity of Jeffers's candy-colored humans...underscores the twin messages that 'You're never alone on Earth' and that we're all in this together."-- Publisher's Weekly (starred review) "A true work of art."-- BuzzFeed Oliver Jeffers, arguably the most influential creator of picture books today, offers a rare personal look inside his own hopes and wishes for his child--and in doing so gifts children and parents everywhere with a gently sweet and humorous missive about our world and those who call it home. Insightfully sweet, with a gentle humor and poignancy, here is Oliver Jeffers' user's guide to life on Earth. He created it specially for his son, yet with a universality that embraces all children and their parents. Be it a complex view of our planet's terrain (bumpy, sharp, wet), a deep look at our place in space (it's big), or a guide to all of humanity (don't be fooled, we are all people), Oliver's signature wit and humor combine with a value system of kindness and tolerance to create a must-have book for parents. Praise for Here We Are: -"A sweet and tender distillation of what every Earthling needs to know and might well spend a lifetime striving to achieve. A must-purchase for new parent shelves"-- School Library Journal -"From the skies to the animal kingdom to the people of the world and lots of other beautifully rendered examples of life on Earth, Here We Are carries a simple message: Be kind." -- NPR -"[An] enchanting gem of a children's book"-- NBC's Today Show

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A picture book written for a newborn child as an introduction to what life on Earth is like, covering topics like land and ocean, daytime and nighttime, and what it means to be a person.
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Jeffers, O. (2017). Here we are: notes for living on planet Earth. New York, NY: Philomel Books.

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Jeffers, Oliver. 2017. Here We Are: Notes for Living On Planet Earth. New York, NY: Philomel Books.

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Jeffers, Oliver, Here We Are: Notes for Living On Planet Earth. New York, NY: Philomel Books, 2017.

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Jeffers, Oliver. Here We Are: Notes for Living On Planet Earth. New York, NY: Philomel Books, 2017. Print.

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