A Bit Lost: Languages / Awards

10 September, 2010 |  by

The blog post about how i came up with the idea is here

Here are the first few pages…


You can order it in the countries/languages below
the original language edition is korean

엄마를 잠깐 잃어버렸어요 in KOREA  >>> here

A Bit Lost in UK/IRE                                >>> here or from local bookshop
Little Owl Lost in the USA /CAN            >>> here
Little Owl Lost in Australia                     >>> here
Little Owl Lost in NZ                                >>> here
Ihan Hukassa in Finland                         >>> here
Mama Kwijt in the Netherlands               >>> here
Un Peu Perdu in France                           >>> here
Kleine Eule Ganz Allein in Germany      >>> here
Un Poco Perdido in Spain                      >>> here
Um Tanto Perdida in Brazil                     >>> here
Ar Strae Beagán in Ireland (Gaeilge)    >>>here
Mamma Borta sweden                             >>>here
Una Mica Perdut catalan                          >>>here
OH-OH Italian                                              >>>here
ちょっとだけまいご Japanese                >>>here
小小迷路 Chinese      >>> here
Hvor er mammaen min? Norwegian (Bokmål)  >>> here
Kvar er mamma mi? Norwegian (Nynorsk) >>>here


Hebrew /Danish >>>coming soon


AOI Best of British Illustration Gold Prize 2010 (Childrens Book Category)UK
The Booktrust Best New Illustrators AwardUK
Winner of the Cambridgeshire Picturebook of the year 2011UK
Long list for the UK Literary Association award
Shortlisted for the British Book Design awards
Longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway award 2012
Waterstones Childrens Book Prize Nomination
Winner of the Bisto Childrens Book of the Year 2011Ireland
Winner of the Eilis Dillion Best Debut Book of the Year2011Ireland
Winner of the Marrion Vannette Ridgway award for best debut picturebookUSA
Winner of the Dutch Picturebook of the Year2012Netherlands
Ranked #36 in book sales in the Netherlands 2012
Winner Early Years Niagara Award CANADA
Nomination Prix des bébés lecteurs de Nanterre Baby Readers’ Prize 2012 FRANCE
Winner Prix Sorcières 2012 FRANCE
Winner of Prix P’tits Mômes Geneva 
Winner of the Orion Shobo picture book of the year 2012
Nominated for the 2013 Andersen Award
IBBY Honour List


The Little OWL FAIR TRADE TOY is available here


  1. adore this book. glad to stumble on your blog and find that you are involved with fair trade issues. beautiful work for a beautiful cause. do hope you do more books!

  2. Stumbled upon this book while browsing random stuff and immediately had to look for more about the book. Looking forward to it getting released in German as well.

  3. My daughter loves this book. We just got it from the library but I want to get her it for Christmas. When is the toy available?

  4. LOVE this book, couldnt stop laughing 🙂 illustrations are amazing!

  5. I work in a kindy in Malaysia and this book ‘A Bit Lost’ has been top of the charts for two months since i first started reading it to the children. They loooove it to bits and they have made a diorama of the story…… thnx for an adorable tale ….love the colours used…..


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