Bob and Joss Get Lost! (Hardcover)

By Peter McCleery, Vin Vogel (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780062415318, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2017

List Price: 17.99*
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Perfect for fans of I’m Bored, Bob and Joss Get Lost! is a hilarious story about two friends who get shipwrecked on what may or may not be a deserted island.

“I’m bored,” Bob said, “Let’s do something.”

“Let’s take a boat trip,” said Joss.

“We will get lost,” said Bob.

We won’t get lost,” said Joss.

From debut author Peter McCleery and esteemed children’s book illustrator Vin Vogel comes a fun, comical escapade where two best friends get more excitement than they bargained for. Full of bold illustrations and clever one-liners, Bob and Joss Get Lost! is sure to have young readers laughing along.

About the Author

Peter McCleery lives and works and occasionally gets lost in Portland, Oregon. Among his favorite things are kids who laugh. If you find him, please return him safely home to his wife, two kids, and cat. You can visit him online at

Vin Vogel is an award-winning Brazilian author-illustrator. He has illustrated more than fifty books for children and young adults, including his own The Thing About Yetis and Bedtime for Yeti. After having lived in New York City, he is back to his tropical hometown, Rio, where he lives with his two cats and a mini Malibu surfboard. You can visit him at

Praise For Bob and Joss Get Lost!

“This clever home-away-home arc with a “go with the flow” twist has the added bonus of motivating readers’ engagement. ”
— Kirkus Reviews

“Readers will enjoy this rollicking tale of friendship and adventure.”
— Booklist