Lost. Found. by Marsha Diane Arnold


Lost. Found. by Marsha Diane Arnold

On a cold day, a bear loses his soft red scarf. The wind carries it *whoosh* to a couple of playful raccoons who find it and use it to play tug-o-war. Once they run off, the scarf is abandoned until a woodchuck finds it and decides it will make the perfect warm hat. It gets stuck on a tree branch only to be found and lost again by a fox, a mouse and s a couple of squirrels among others. When all the animals lay claim to the scarf, calamity ensues that can only be fixed by a bear, a little patience, and friendship in this nearly wordless, clever picture book.


The way the animals make things right with the scarf's original owner adds sweetness to the mix, but it's the giggly impulsiveness of the forest's wildlife that provides the entertainment-the effect is half nature documentary, half Marx Brothers. Publishers Weekly, starred review

The attention to detail and the expressions displayed on the animals faces are superb. A fun addition to any picture book collection.

About the Author

Lost. Found. is Marsha Diane Arnold's twelfth book. Her picture books have garnered awards from Best First Book by a New Author to Smithsonian Notable to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. She's tried her hand at all the activities in Lost. Found. - from walking in the snow to jumping on a trampoline to knitting things back together again. And she has always believed that if you lose something, it is never truly lost.Matthew Cordell created Trouble Gum, published by Feiwel and Friends. He has also illustrated several picture books, including Mighty Casey by James Preller and the Justin Case series by Rachel Vail. He lives outside Chicago with his lovely wife, the author Julie Halpern, their adorable daughter, and their generally well-mannered cat.

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32 pages


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Publication date

9th November 2015



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