Tales from Outer Suburbia

Tales from Outer Suburbia

Book rating: 05 Hardback

By (author) Shaun Tan, By (artist) Shaun Tan

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  • Publisher: Templar Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 98 pages
  • Dimensions: 186mm x 240mm x 12mm | 481g
  • Publication date: 2 March 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Surrey
  • ISBN 10: 1840113138
  • ISBN 13: 9781840113136
  • Sales rank: 3,039

Product description

Do you remember the water buffalo at the end of our street, or the deep-sea diver we found near the underpass? Do you know why dogs bark in the middle of the night?A new picture book from the international award-winning illustrator Shaun Tan, "Tales from Outer Suburbia" is a unique and inspiring collection of original stories and illustrations.Shaun Tan, creator of "The Arrival", "The Lost Thing" and "The Red Tree", reveals the quiet mysteries of everyday life: homemade pets, dangerous weddings, and secret rooms filled with darkness and delight!

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By Trowzers 28 Jul 2010 5

Shaun Tan's art style is accessible to both adults and children - the book is full of details which make it a 'read many times' book!

By Kieron Smith 16 Jul 2010 5

I bought this becasue I wanted a 'picture book' to share with my son, who is eight. This turned out to be more perfect than I could have hoped. Shaun Tan is nothing if not multitalented - the quirky stories, are surprising and entertaining, and complimented by his amazing illustrations. Production of the book is also great, so the very feel of the book is wonderful too. Highly recommended.