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A Bit Lost (Little Owl Lost): 01/25/13
A Bit Lost, published as Little Owl Lost in the United States, by Chris Haughton is about a little owl who falls out of his nest and needs help finding his way back. He finds help in the form of a squirrel, who in turn recruits other forest floor animals. Together they get the little owl sorted.
Plot wise, A Bit Lost, brings to mind Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman. There's a similar, humorous repetitiveness as the owl goes from animal to animal looking for a way home.
Artistically, Haughton's custom type face (based on his own hand lettering) and the bold use of shape and color, is like the hyperactive version cousin of I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (review coming).
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