* INTERNATIONAL BOLOGNA RAGAZZI AWARD WINNER 1996 * SMARTIES BOOK PRIZE CATEGORY WINNER 1996 * KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL SHORTLIST TITLE 1996 'Missing: a speedy little clown with carroty fingers, blue and white trainers, a green peaked cap and saucer shaped eyes. Have you seen him anywhere?' OBSERVER A delightful story of the frantic antics of a toy clown who finds himself thrown head-first into a dustbin with an assortment of other discarded toys. Bravely and with irrepressible optimism, he takes charges of his fate and goes off in search of help - and a new home. . .