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Winner of the Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award

This gentle story set in the rugged Australian bush is about a small calf who becomes separated from his family. The little calf is alone and simply wants his mother, sisters and brothers. He can see other animals, and after running to the river, manages to ask some horses if they are his family. The calf’s family have been taken away in the back of a noisy truck. So begins the little calf’s journey to find his family.

In Found we share the calf’s point of view in an evocative story, accompanied by stunning illustrations.


Praise for Found

"...a visually stunning book that captures the raw beauty of the Australian outback and the emotional journey of the lonely calf." 
 Jess Gately, Underground Writers

"Found has some of the most adorable cow drawings you’ll ever see...Blue Mountains artist, Charmaine Ledden-Lewis, has engaged beautifully with Bruce Pascoe’s story..."
Marjorie Lewis-Jones, The South Sydney Herald

“It’s a simple, beautiful, optimistic story.”
Stephen Romei, The Australian

Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe has published widely in both adult and young adult literature. He has won numerous awards, including the Children’s Book Council of Australia Eve Pownall Award for Young Dark Emu (Magabala Books 2019), New South Wales Premier’s Book of...

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Charmaine Ledden-Lewis
Charmaine Ledden-Lewis is a Blue Mountains artist, and descendant of the Bundjalung people. Her matriarchal lineage is a living legacy of the Stolen Generation. She is a vocal advocate for those who have had their history and culture stolen from...

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