From figurative painting and installation to illustration and picture-book making, Jeffers work takes many forms. His distinctive oil paintings have been exhibited in multiple cities, including New York, Sydney, and the National Portrait Gallery in London. Illustration clients include The Guardian, Lavazza, Sony PSP, Starbucks, United Airlines, WIRED Magazine, Conde Nast, Her Royal Majestythe Queen of England, and the Irish Times for which he received the Gold Icad Award for Illustration. HarperCollins UK and Penguin USA publish his picture books, including The Incredible Book Eating Boy ,The Great Paper Caper, and most recently Up and Down. Working in collaboration with Studio AKA, Oliver’s second book Lost and Found was developed into an animated short film, which has received over fifty awards including a BAFTA for Best Animated Short Film. Picture Book awards include the Smarties Award, Irish Book of the Year, and The Blue Peter Book of the Year, as well as shortlists for the British Book of the Year, and the Kate Greenaway Medal. Oliver grew up in Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.