Lost and Found (book)

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Lost and Found
First edition cover
Author Oliver Jeffers
Illustrator Oliver Jeffers
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children's
Publisher HarperCollins
Publication date
5 September 2005
Pages 32
ISBN 978-0-00-715035-9
OCLC 62889296
[E] 22
LC Class PZ7.J3643 Los 2005


Lost and Found is a children's picture book by Oliver Jeffers, published in 2005. It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award and was the Blue Peter Book of the Year.[1][2]


A 24-minute film of the book was adapted by Studio AKA and E1 Entertainment, produced by Sue Goffe and directed by Philip Hunt. It was first broadcast on the UK’s Channel 4 on Christmas Eve 2008. In Australia it aired on Christmas Eve 2009 on ABC1 and Christmas Day 2009 on ABC3. It was narrated by Jim Broadbent.

Lost and Found won Best Animated Film at the 2009 BAFTA British Academy Children's Awards


A stage version of Lost and Found, for children aged 3 and above has been created by Travelling Light and Polka Theatre. It was performed at the historic Jacksons Lane theatre in Highgate, London on April 2011.