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Tales from Outer Suburbia - Shaun Tan
Tales from Outer Suburbia
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4.36 140
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780771084027 (0771084021)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 The kind of art I'd frame and put on my walls
Thanks to Jen Campbell over on BookTube I was turned onto the magic that is Shaun Tan. Thus far, I've only read one of his books but I already know I'm going to have to READ ALL THE THINGS. (Note: I've just picked up two more and put another one on hold.) Until that day, however, here's a review of ...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
5.0 Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
This book is a bit of a difficult one for me to review. I felt deeply connected to many of the short stories within, some reminding me a lot of my own experiences. I loved the art and a lot of the subtle messages in it portraying to the reader. I think Shaun Tan did an absolutely fantastic job in wr...
Twirling Book Princess
Twirling Book Princess rated it
A strange and bizarre collection of stories about a suburbia. This is apparently marketed towards children, however I wouldn't recommend it for that age group. I think this would be better for teens/young adults. The stories were more miss than hit. Some were really good and I enjoyed them, others w...
Osho rated it
Beautiful, weird, lovely little stories of a somewhat off-kilter suburbia, with exquisit illustrations. Really, I can't get enough of Tan. Whether this is a children's book is debatable, but a certain kind of child, and adult, will like it very much. "Broken Toys" is my favorite, a tiny netsuke of a...
mayhap rated it
Gorgeous, fantastic surrealism. You know, for kids!
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