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Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers
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Lost and Found (2005)

by Oliver Jeffers

Series: The Boy (2)

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This book is about a boy and his pet penguin going on an adventure. Highlighting companionship and the fun activities that friends can do together. Initially, the boy ventures to the South Pole to return the penguin to his appropriate home. Instantly he realizes he is now lonely and is making a mistake so he turns to pick up his friend and the two ride off together happily ever after. ( )
  MsCrosby | Sep 18, 2017 |
This book is about a boy and a lonely penguin. The boy believes the penguin is lost, so they go on an adventure to take the penguin back home. At the end, they form a friendship and come together once again. This book can be for children in k-2nd grade. This book can be used to teach different reading strategies like retelling the story. ( )
  maria.baltazar | Feb 18, 2017 |
A boy finds a penguin in his front porch and tires to return him where he belongs, which proves to be a struggle. But the boy soon returns the penguin to only find out that the penguin is sad without the boy. They soon reunite and stay friends. This is a good fantasy book because it talks about friendship and animals habitats in a fun way. ( )
  SabraR | Jan 23, 2017 |
a little boy finds a penguin. he does what he can to get the penguin home but realizes that the penguin is sad when he leaves. so he turns backs and him and the penguin go home together.
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  TUCC | Nov 14, 2016 |
This picture book is about a boy who finds a penguin at his door and decides he will help the little penguin get home. After he returns the penguin to the South Pole, he realizes the lonely penguin was looking for a friend. Eventually, they are happily reunited.

The illustrations are a combination of light ink outline and soft watercolors. The little boy has a Picasso-like face and two sticks for legs. The penguin has two basic expressions. Body language is used to convey emotion as the facial illustrations do not portray much.

My 2 1/2-year-old granddaughter enjoyed the story and was happy the penguin and the boy became friends. She liked how the little boy did everything on his own and showed kindness and courage. A sweet story about an unusual friendship. ( )
  Bonnie_Ferrante | Jul 10, 2016 |
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Once there was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399245030, Hardcover)

What is a boy to do when a lost penguin shows up at his door? Find out where it comes from, of course, and return it. But the journey to the South Pole is long and difficult in the boy’s rowboat. There are storms to brave and deep, dark nights.To pass the time, the boy tells the penguin stories. Finally, they arrive. Yet instead of being happy, both are sad. That’s when the boy realizes: The penguin hadn’t been lost, it had merely been lonely!

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:23:49 -0400)

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While trying his best to help a penguin that has shown up at his door, a boy journeys all the way to the South Pole, only to realize that the penguin was never lost.

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