The Arrival

Hardcover | October 1, 2007

byShaun TanIllustratorShaun Tan

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In a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship. He's embarking on the most difficult journey he's leaving home to build a better future for his family. In this wordless graphic novel, Shaun Tan captures the immigrant experience through clear, mesmerizing images. The reader enters a strange new world, participating in the main character's isolation and ultimately his joy.

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In a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship. He's embarking on the most difficult journey he's leaving home to build a better future for his family. In this wordless graphic novel, Shaun Tan captures the immigrant experience through clear, mesmerizing images. The reader enters a stra...

Shaun Tan previously wrote and illustrated The Lost Thing and The Red Tree. Internationally acclaimed, he's won Honorable Mention in the Bologna Ragazzi prize and the World Fantasy Best Artist Award. In 2011, he was awarded the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for The Lost Thing, based on the book of the same name. Shaun live...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 12.01 × 9.03 × 0.57 inPublished:October 1, 2007Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439895294

ISBN - 13:9780439895293

Appropriate for ages: 12

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