‘The Great Paper Caper’ by Oliver Jeffers

This week’s book, The Great Paper Caper, is written and illustrated by

This week’s book, The Great Paper Caper, is written and illustrated by one of our all time favourite authors … Oliver Jeffers (He’s in our top 5 of who you’d invite to a dinner party, dead or alive – he’s an alive choice obviously!!!) So many families start their children’s book collection with an @oliverjeffers book, and for so many good reasons … his books are just amazing!


Our latest favourite of his is aimed towards a slightly older child (read it with an 8 yr old who thought it was super, our 3.5 yr old loves it, our 2 yr old loves the animals but the details of the story are a little lost on him – you can however get a board version of this book, called The Little Paper Caper and it’s aimed at the younger readers)


The story is about a group of animals who are trying to solve a mystery in their forest. Someone is committing a crime and we are beautifully taken through their journey of finding the culprit – who we can already see is the paper plane making bear who wants to win!


The language used is fantastic for developing older children’s vocabulary – but in a fun way so they just absorb it … always the best way! The illustrations on each page are so detailed and worthy of lots of chats … and hanging on your wall … they’re that amazing!


So, if you can’t tell already … we love Oliver Jeffers … we love all his books … and we are loving this book of his right now!!



*Image our own

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