Lost and Found by Bill Harley

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When Justin loses the special hat his grandmother made for him, he looks everywhere he can think of to find it. Everywhere, that is, except the lost and found. Mr. Rumkowsky, the old school custodian, is the keeper of all the lost and found items, and everyone is afraid of him, including Justin.

With his grandmother coming to visit soon, his mom upset, and the hat nowhere in sight, Justin finally musters the courage to enter Mr. Rumkowsky's domain. There he discovers a whole world of treasures - lost items Justin's friends (and generations of children before them) have been too afraid to claim. Things keep getting weirder and weirder, until way down at the bottom of Rumkowsky's giant box Justin unearths something completely unexpected...

About Bill Harley

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A two-time Grammy award-winning performer, Bill Harley is a prolific author and recording artist, as well as a regular commentator for National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." He joined the National Storytelling Network's Circle of Excellence in 2001 and tours nationwide as an author, performing artist, and keynote speaker. Harley's recordings have received numerous national awards including Parents' Choice, National Association of Parenting Publication, and the highest honor from the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio.Adam Gustavson is the illustrator of twenty books for children, as well as numerous periodicals. He holds a master of fine arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and teaches at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He lives in New Jersey with his charming wife and children.
Published October 1, 2012 by Peachtree Publishers. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Justin’s friend Devaun already lost his baseball jacket and was too afraid to go see Mr. Rumkowsky, the ancient custodian and keeper of the massive pile of lost belongings.

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Hurley accuses Jack of just checking in on him to see he’s going to “tell,” to which Jack responds, “Are you?” The nature of what happened, and what the Oceanic Six are keeping secret, is of course still in the dark, but it’s clearly eating Hurley up from the inside just as we know it eventually ...

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