Publish date: 2006-10-12
Publisher: Lothian Children's Books
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
This is a very emotional story told entirely through illustrations. I absolutely love this book. I have looked at it probably a thousand times and every time I flip through it find something new, more story, overlooked graphics.
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...
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