A truly remarkable work of art that is already one of the most talked-about book of the season."A shockingly imaginative graphic novel that captures the sense of adventure and wonder that surrounds a new arrival on the shores of a shining new city. Wordless, but with perfect narrative flow, Tan... show more
A truly remarkable work of art that is already one of the most talked-about book of the season."A shockingly imaginative graphic novel that captures the sense of adventure and wonder that surrounds a new arrival on the shores of a shining new city. Wordless, but with perfect narrative flow, Tan gives us a story filled with cityscapes worthy of Winsor McCay." -- Jeff Smith, author of Bone"A magical river of strangers and their stories!" -- Craig Thompson, author of Blankets"Magnificent." -- David Small, Caldecott Medalist
Publish date: wrzesień 2007 (data przybliżona)
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Picture Books
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
This is a gorgeous graphic novel that embodies the immigrant experience. Because there are no words, the reader can decode the meaning for themselves. When the main character travels to a new land, he is faced with an alien environment. The surreal pictures make it so the environment doesn't look li...
As promised in my post on Tales From Outer Suburbia, I have continued my quest to read more of Shaun Tan's works. I managed to get my hands on The Arrival and The Bird King: An Artist's Notebook. I love how diverse Tan is and these two books definitely showcase his range of abilities. The Bird King ...
This is definitely one of those books that you must experience for yourself for its beauty, its brilliance, its magic. Shaun Tan is a brilliant storyteller. His works always contain a type of majesty about them that leaves you breathless. I love the art style to this graphic novel and even though it...
I've often said that I'm not a very visual person, especially when it comes to picture books/comics/manga. I had no problem with The Arrival though because there are no words to compete with the images. This is my second time reading The Arrival, and I could probably read it 100 more times and see...
This book has no words, the pictures speak instead. You may think this is about an immigrant coming to a city or country you know. It's not. To make it feel like you also are in a foreign place this is not any country you've been to. The people are strange, things they eat look strange. I could feel...
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