Smiling like Sunshine: Book Sharing Monday:Lost and Found

Monday, 20 June 2011

Book Sharing Monday:Lost and Found


This week's book is Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers.

Once there was a boy and one day, a penguin arrives on his door step. The boy thinks 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!

Lost and Found is a heart-warming  tale of friendship and adventure.The illustrations are simple yet beautiful. It is one of those books we never tire of reading. You can check out the illustrations here.
 (We also like How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers. You can read about it here.)

Which books have you been enjoying with your kids recently?
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7 comments :

  1. We ADORE Oliver Jeffers and have seen lost and found at the theatre and made lots of crafty things!

    Maggy

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  2. We also love Oliver Jeffers - the illustrations are wonderful!

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  3. Maggy and Sarah, isn't he great :)Thanks for linking up.

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  4. This sounds and looks like a very cute book!

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  5. I've heard a lot of great things about books by Oliver Jeffers on other blogs. It's high time we check one out!

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  6. One of our favourites too. I love how my kids think it's perfectly reasonable for a boy and a penguin to sail the seas in an umbrella.

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  7. Hi Isil,

    Thanks for popping by my blog!

    I thought you may enjoy this link. We made a penguin book buddy to go with this book.

    http://allthingschildren.blogspot.com/2011/01/book-buddies.html

    Take care,
    Georgia
    :)

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