Oliver is different. He enjoys solitude and he likes playing with his friends, who are puppets, stuffed animals and other toys. But maybe toys don't always give a boy everything he needs. Maybe he needs another kind of companion. Will Oliver discover a way to be, well, different?
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Birgitta Sif was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, and lived in and around Scandanavia and America while growing up. She completed her BFA from Cornell University and worked as a graphic designer in New York before deciding to enrol on Anglia Ruskin's world-renowned Children's Book Illustration MA course in Cambridge. Oliver is her first picture book. Birgitta lives with her family in Iceland.