The Lost Thing - animation (15:54 mins)

The Lost Thing is an animation based on Shaun Tan's story which tells the story of a boy who discovers a bizarre lost creature at the beach and sets out to find somewhere it can belong.

The Lost Thing Study Guide is available at: Student activity sheets are available at: Teacher support notes are available at:

Shaun Tan's books The Arrival and The Rabbits also suitable for exploring issues of emigration/ immigration/ displacement/ identity. See for more.

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