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Tales from Outer Suburbia - by Shaun Tan (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 96

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books

Age Range: 9-12 years

Author: Shaun Tan

Language: English

Street Date: February 1, 2009
TCIN: 77264268
UPC: 9780545055871
Item Number (DPCI): 247-53-2689

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Praise for Tales from Outer Suburbia

A New York Times Best Illustrated Book
A Publishers Weekly Best Book

"You almost can't stop yourself from saying 'Wow...' Tan's work overflows with human warmth and childlike wonder." -- New York Times Book Review

"Tales from Outer Suburbia is not quite like anything else, and that's perhaps the best thing of all about it, opening up reading as a sort of strong, wild and individual activity." -- Chicago Tribune

* "The thoughtful and engaged reader will take from these stories an experience as deep and profound as with anything he has ever read." -- Booklist, starred review

* "Graphic-novel and text enthusiasts alike will be drawn to this breathtaking combination of words and images." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Praise for The Arrival

A New York Times Best Illustrated Book
Book Sense Book of the Year -- Honor Book
World Fantasy Award -- Best Artist
An ALA Top Ten Great Graphic Novel for Teens
A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book
A Publishers Weekly Best Book
New York Magazine's Top Comic Book
A School Library Journal Best Book

"Mesmerizing... Such visual eloquence can only motivate readers to seek out any future graphic novels from Shaun Tan, regardless of where they might be shelved." -- New York Times Book Review

"Astonishing." -- The Washington Post

"A wordless tour de force." -- Time Out New York Kids

* "A silent, fantastical masterpiece... Filled with both subtlety and grandeur, the book is a unique work that not only fulfills but also expands the potential of its form." -- Booklist, starred review

* "An unashamed paean to the immigrant's spirit, tenacity and guts, perfectly crafted for maximum effect." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Few will remain unaffected by this timeless stunner." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

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