Lost and Found

Awards:   Winner of Nestle Children's Book Prize: Age 5 and Under 2005 Winner of Nestle Children's Book Prize: Age 5 and Under 2005.
Author:   Oliver Jeffers ,  Oliver Jeffers
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
Edition:   edition
ISBN:  

9780007150366


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   02 May 2006
Recommended Age:   From 3
Format:   Paperback
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Awards

  • Winner of Nestle Children's Book Prize: Age 5 and Under 2005
  • Winner of Nestle Children's Book Prize: Age 5 and Under 2005.

Overview

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...

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Author:   Oliver Jeffers ,  Oliver Jeffers
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:   HarperCollins
Edition:   edition
Dimensions:   Width: 25.90cm , Height: 0.40cm , Length: 26.50cm
Weight:   0.220kg
ISBN:  

9780007150366


ISBN 10:   0007150369
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   02 May 2006
Recommended Age:   From 3
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Praise for 'Lost and Found': '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 'Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story!little children will love to share it.' Carousel 'One of the most perfect stories in recent years featuring! one of the best conclusions in all of children's fiction. I can't wait until my nephew is old enough to read this with me, but until then, I'm more than happy to read it to myself. A minor masterpiece and one which will remain with you forever.' Bury Free Press 'Jeffers has a unique writing and illustrative style. It's a wonderful picture book.' Publishing News 'My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.' Irish Independent Praise for 'How to Catch a Star': 'The best recent picture book by light years! stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph 'A story about possibilities and disappointments with a triumphant ending, all of which Jeffers captures through the beautifully expressive changing moods of his little boy.' The Guardian 'This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams.' Mail on Sunday 'Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good.' The BooksellerPraise for 'How to Catch a Star' 'The best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph 'If the title sounds magical and optimistic to you, it's probably because that's exactly what this book is.' Junior (BOOK OF THE MONTH) 'A stunning debut!' Books for Keeps (NEW TALENT) 'Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good.' The Bookseller Praise for 'How to Catch a Star': 'The best recent picture book by light years! stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph 'A story about possibilities and disappointments with a triumphant ending, all of which Jeffers captures through the beautifully expressive changing moods of his little boy.' The Guardian 'This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams.' Mail on Sunday 'Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good.' The BooksellerReviews for How to Catch a Star !the best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding Telegraph If the title sounds magical and optimistic to you, it's probably because that's exactly what this book is Junior (BOOK OF THE MONTH) A stunning debut! Books for Keeps (NEW TALENT) How to Catch a Star is a beautiful debut picture book from an extremely talented and innovative illustrator. This is a fantastic story which teaches children that if you wish hard enough your dreams just may come true The Bookseller Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good The Bookseller


Praise for 'Lost and Found': '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 'Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story!little children will love to share it.' Carousel 'One of the most perfect stories in recent years featuring! one of the best conclusions in all of children's fiction. I can't wait until my nephew is old enough to read this with me, but until then, I'm more than happy to read it to myself. A minor masterpiece and one which will remain with you forever.' Bury Free Press 'Jeffers has a unique writing and illustrative style. It's a wonderful picture book.' Publishing News 'My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.' Irish Independent Praise for 'How to Catch a Star': 'The best recent picture book by light years! stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph 'A story about possibilities and disappointments with a triumphant ending, all of which Jeffers captures through the beautifully expressive changing moods of his little boy.' The Guardian 'This is a magical, beautifully illustrated tale about reaching for dreams.' Mail on Sunday 'Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good.' The BooksellerPraise for 'How to Catch a Star' 'The best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding.' Telegraph 'If the title sounds magical and optimistic to you, it's probably because that's exactly what this book is.' Junior (BOOK OF THE MONTH) 'A stunning debut!' Books for Keeps (NEW TALENT) 'Hail to new talent! If only all picture books could be this good.' The Bookseller


Author Information

Author Website:   http://www.oliverjeffers.com

Oliver is a fresh new talent in picture books. He graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. He works as a freelance illustrator and this is his second picture book project.

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Author Website:   http://www.oliverjeffers.com

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