Rules of Summer
Publish date: July 11th 2013
Publisher: Holder Children's Division
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan is another example of how he uses his keen insight into the human condition to tell a beautiful story. I love when he uses entire two page spreads to illustrate his stories without any words whatsoever. In this book, he does this several times and it is breathtaking. Onc...
Possibly too trippy for my taste.Library copy
Combining humour and surreal fantasy, Shaun Tan pictures a summer in the lives of two boys. Each spread tells of an event and the lesson learned. By turns, these events become darker and more sinister as the boys push their games further and further. In order to get the whole picture be sure to re...
It's Tan's odd & creepy little drawings that make me pick up his books.This one is about two brothers and how they spent a summer and the rules the older brother made up.Every two page spread is a story in itself and I wish I knew the complete story. Like the "Never ruin a perfect plan". (This one i...
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