Lost and Found (Paperback)Oliver Jeffers (author)
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With his quirky, distinctive artistic style and unerring ability to pull on the heart-strings to just the right extent, Oliver Jeffers has forged a reputation as one of the twenty-first century’s picture book maestros. Lost and Found, an understated story of friendship and loneliness, is one of his most enduring masterpieces.
New cover reissue of this magical story from award-winning international bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers
There once was a boy... and one day a penguin arrives on his doorstep. The boy decides the penguin must be lost and tries to return him. But no one seems to be missing a penguin. So the boy decides to take the penguin home himself, and they set out in his row boat on a journey to the South Pole.
But when they get there, the boy discovers that maybe home wasn't what the penguin was looking for after all...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 265 x 259 x 2 mm
'An uplifting story...pictures of such spare beauty...suffused with a dreamlike quality.' - Independent Online
'Oliver Jeffers makes impressive use of space in this affecting story of friendship...illustrations capture feelings of loss and loneliness through the most delicate nuances of facial expression...and body language.' - Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian
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This is a lovely book that I enjoyed very much and I've found that Oliver Jeffer's books are not just for children. They're stylish and the characters are loveable.
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Simple illustrations bring this enchanting story to life. A lovely gentle read from a bestselling author.
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