Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers is a charming tale of unexpected friendship. What we think is lost in the beginning turns out to be something entirely different in the end.
A kind little boy decides to help a penguin who is lost. At least, that’s what the boy believes. Of course, penguins don’t say much, so the boy assumes this lost penguin needs help finding its way home.
Adventure ensues. A friendship is born. When the two finally reach their destination and say goodbye, the boy realizes an important truth. The penguin wasn’t lost. It was simply in need of a friend. As the title suggests, the story ends with a heartwarming reunion. A true friendship is found.
What I Love About This Children’s Book
Lost and Found touches on kindness, courage, friendship, loneliness and empathy all in a sweet engaging tale about a boy and a penguin. And with an artist like Oliver Jeffers, who also authored and illustrated the beloved bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit, we can expect nothing less than a visual treat on every page.
Recommended for ages 3 and up.
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