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New cover reissue of this magical sequel to Lost and Found from award-winning international bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers The boy and the penguin still enjoy spending all their time together...That is, until the penguin starts to dream of flying, ignoring the boys advice that it is impossible. Running away, the penguin visits place after place, searching for a chance to get his feet off the ground. But will flying be everything he had hoped? And is the boy missing him, as much as he is missing the boy? A heart-warming story about friendship, love and reaching for your dreams, from highly-regarded, multi-award-winning author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 254 x 260 x 10mm | 280g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 0007263856
  • 9780007263851
  • 2,346

Review quote

"Full of heart" Irish Times "Visually witty, poignant and spare, it is sure to stoke the author's huge popularity" Culture, Sunday Times "Jeffers's minimalist style enhances this touching and funny story about friendship, and even though the illustrations are so spare, they convey beautifully the emotions of the characters and contain little details which children will love" School Librarian "Touching" Daily Express "A lovely story about friendship and caring" The Independent on Sundayshow more

About Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award. 'Lost and Found' animation was broadcast on Channel 4. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.show more

Customer reviews

Another delightful book from Oliver Jeffers. A beautiful big book with amusing, whimsical and quirky illustrations, we all love reading it with the resident toddler. A sweet story about a penguin who wants to fly, but realises he likes playing backgammon with his friend/owner best.show more
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