Lost and Found

Lost and Found

by Shaun Tan


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Lost and Found by Shaun Tan

A girl finds a bright spot in a dark world. A boy leads a strange, lost creature home. And a group of peaceful creatures loses their home to cruel invaders. Three stories, written and illustrated by Shaun Tan, about how we lose and find what matters most to us.

Never widely available in the U.S., these tales are presented in their entirety with new artwork and author's notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545229241
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 550,268
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 580L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Shaun Tan is the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival, Tales from Outer Suburbia, Tales from the Inner City, Rules of Summer, and The Singing Bones. He received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2011 and won an Academy Award for the adaptation of his picture book The Lost Thing (from Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan). Shaun lives in Melbourne, Australia.

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Lost and Found 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My daughter enjoyed the book. She read it a couple of times already.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was looking for the picture book that inspired the animated short "The Lost Thing," and it is included in this collection of three stories. The first two stories are both written and illustrated by Shaun Tan, and the third is written by John Marsden and illustrated by Shaun Tan. Each of the stories is beautifully written and illustrated, in addition to introducing complex subject matter in an age appropriate manner. In particular, "The Rabbits," which deals with the subjugation of the Aboriginal people of Australia, does so in such a way that there will be questions, but it wouldn't terrorize a child. Overall, I would recommend this both to people buying picture books for children and people interested in the artwork and stories of the book as it is well worth it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a lovely piece of visual and thinking art, with images full of little details to stir the imagination. Tan is a truly clever storyteller, and this makes a wonderful companion volume to "The Arrival."
Guest More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love Shaun Tan. Lost and Found is a brilliant collection of stories- heartbreaking, beautiful, and insightful. Additionally, the illustration of each story shows the careful planning and attention to detail that characterizes Tan's work, while at the same time being unique to the specific tale. I am so glad I was finally able to buy this!
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