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Lost And Found - Board Book Board book – Apr 20 2009

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Product Details

  • Board book: 30 pages
  • Publisher: Harpercollins (April 20 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 000730434X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007304349
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 2.2 x 20 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 581 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #202,111 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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PreSchool-Grade 2–Once there was a boy who found a penguin at his door. From this opening line to the very end, this gentle story of friendship will capture young readers' imaginations. The child assumes that the penguin is lost, which is logical since the lumpy black-and-white bird does look awfully forlorn. Determined to help the creature find its way home, he discovers that penguins come from the South Pole, and the two board a rowboat. During their long sea voyage, the youngster passes the time by telling his companion many stories. However, when they finally reach their destination, he realizes that the penguin was not lost, but just lonely and looking for a friend. The soft watercolor paintings feature simple shapes and a palette that ranges from pale to bold. The boy has a square body, stick legs, and a round head with tiny dot eyes and an expressive mouth. For much of the tale, the characters are placed on crisp white backdrops, while colorful ocean scenes depict their journey. The text's subtle humor and the appealing visuals make this title a wonderful read-aloud.–Genevieve Gallagher, Murray Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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PreS-K. On his doorstep, a little boy finds a penguin looking sad and lost, and he tries to help the wordless bird. When the boy discovers that penguins come from the South Pole, he takes his new friend there by rowboat, telling him stories along the way. He helps the penguin ashore and casts off. The penguin sadly watches him float away. Realizing his mistake, the boy returns for the penguin, misses him, finds him, hugs him, and takes him back in his rowboat. A sense of restraint underlies the illustrations, from the spare use of color to the isolation of the individual characters on the page. With clean lines and varied compositions, the watercolor paintings tell the story with a minimum of fuss but no lack of feeling. But unlike characters in the soppier sort of picture books on friendship, the boy and the penguin don't gush; they just quietly enjoy being together. With a succinct narrative text and a series of expressive illustrations, this is a fine choice for reading aloud. Carolyn Phelan
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Format: Hardcover
My 6 month old daughter and I never get tired of Oliver Jeffers' beautiful, evocative illustrations and the simple story. There is a subtle humour and a relationship between the boy and his penguin friend that rings true, despite the delightfully fanciful story details.
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Format: Paperback
I love this book for myself! But the fact that I can read it to my 5 month and she stays for the whole thing says something about the book.

If is a sweet story of a boy and his penguin, the pictures are engaging and cute the words are short and sweet on each page to keep the interest up, it's sure to be a favourite along with all the others in this series in our house. I highly suggest this book, really really lovely.
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My 3, now 4 year old loves this book and so do I. The writing has some subtle humor and wit, and the clean modern illustrations are lovely to look at. It doesn't patronize young children yet tells a story of friendship, recognition of emotions, and loyalty. I've purchased several of Oliver Jeffers books now and really appreciate them. This one is so cute and would make a great gift to a 2-4 year old.
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An absolutely beautiful book... Jeffers is a spectacular storyteller, visually and through his text. Great for children, and for grown-ups too! The book is the perfect size for small hands, and as a board-book it is sturdy enough to withstand the wear and tear you'd expect from being a well-loved book in a home with young children.
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Wonderful story to read to toddlers, we originally saw the animation before the book, and the book was not a disapointment at all. We have all four books with this little boy in it and we read them all at least two times a day. Oliver Jeffers is a fantastic story writer.
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Format: Board book Verified Purchase
love this board book it was big and very sturdy. This is a favorite story for my 5 year old daughter and I. So much so that we bought it for a christmas gift to her teacher so that it could be added to the JK classroom collection.
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Brilliantly written and illustrated.
We love these Oliver Jeffers books! We read them to our 16 month old. Just the perfect amount of text for him -- and he loves the pictures!
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This is a great book for kids. A short animation has been made based on this book that can be purchased separately and together would make a great gift.
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