The Lost Book

Written and illustrated by Margarita Surnaite

Andersen Press (2019)

Henry doesn't understand why everyone in Rabbit Town loves books, he much prefers real life adventures. That is, until he discovers the Lost Book. The Lost Book keeps him company, makes him feel less homesick and leads him on an exciting adventure with a new friend.

Available from:

UK: Hive  | Waterstones  | Foyles

US: Simon & Schuster

Co-editions: English-US, French, Dutch, Danish, Korean, Chinese Simplified, Hebrew, Azerbaijani


“Despite its brief text, this engaging title manages to include a commentary on reading and storytelling couched in an accessible friendship adventure story. An excellent read-aloud choice.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“A fine addition to the meta-literature shelf.” —Kirkus Reviews

"A lovely tale of the power of stories and their ability to unite people." —Library Mice

“A mysterious, entrancing debut... another lovely picture book for children who like to immerse themselves in other worlds.” —The Guardian

Watch a trailer for THE LOST BOOK below: