The Rabbits

The Rabbits

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The rabbits came many grandparents ago. They built houses, made roads, had children. They cut down trees. A whole continent of rabbits...The Rabbits offers a rich and immensely valuable perspective on the effect of man on his environment. Visually loaded and told with a passion for truth and understanding, The Rabbits aims to promote cultural awareness and a sense of caring for the natural world. A rich and haunting allegory for all ages, and all cultures. Re-released here for its 10th anniversary of publication is the original poignant text by the inimitable John Marsden, with exquisite illustrations by the multi-award-winning Shaun Tan.

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 235 x 309 x 4mm | 260g
  • Hachette Australia
  • Lothian Children's Books
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Colour
  • 0734410832
  • 9780734410832
  • 95,067

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About John Marsden

John Marsden is one of the most popular writers of young adult fiction. His books have sold more than three million copies worldwide and he has won or been shortlisted for every major award for children's and young adult literature in Australia, including CBCA Children's Book of the Year and Picture Book of the Year, the National Book Award and numerous others. After more than thirty books he is arguably one of the best known and most respected novelists for young adults. He lives near Melbourne, where he is Principal of Candlebark School. Shaun Tan grew up in the northern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia. He graduated from the University of WA in 1995 with joint honours in Fine Arts and English Literature, and currently works full time as a freelance artist and author. He lives in Melbourne with his partner Inari Kiuru and a small yellow parrot. Shaun began drawing and painting images for science fiction and horror stories in small-press magazines as a teenager, and has since become best known for illustrated books that deal with social, political and historical subjects through surreal, dream-like imagery. Previous Books: Red Tree

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