When a boy discovers a strange creature on the beach while looking for bottle tops, he realises it is lost and starts to try to discover where it belongs, or who has lost it. While the world around him continues to function as if the Thing doesn’t exist, the boy must overcome the indiﬀerence of everyone else around him.
Internationally acclaimed Paul Rissmann has written music to complement the book The Lost Thing by renowned Australian illustrator and author Shaun Tan. Join Paul and the ASO as they take you on this journey of discovery.
Suitable Ages 8+
Text and illustration © Shaun Tan published by Hachette Australia 2000