The Singing Bones by Shaun TanThe Singing Bones by Shaun Tan

The Singing Bones

byShaun TanIllustratorShaun Tan

Hardcover | October 11, 2016

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From the brilliant mind of Shaun Tan, Grimm's fairy tales as they've never been seen before!

With an introduction by Jack Zipes, noted fairy tale historian and Grimm expert, Shaun Tan's latest is like a brilliant museum exhibition that leads readers through the tales of the Brothers Grimm accompanied by sculptures of incredible power and originality. Each spread pairs a short excerpt from the tale with a Tan sculpture. Fuller descriptions of the tales are included in the back matter, along with suggestions of where to read complete retellings.

A must-buy for fans of Shaun Tan's work, and a beautiful gift for lovers of fairy tales and folklore.

Shaun Tan is the author and illustrator of the award-winning, bestselling graphic novel The Arrival, and also Tales from Outer Suburbia, a collection of illustrated short stories. Both books were named to the New York Times list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. He won an Oscar for his short film "The Lost Thing" based on a story i...
Title:The Singing BonesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.79 × 7.58 × 0.89 inPublished:October 11, 2016Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545946123

ISBN - 13:9780545946124


Rated 4 out of 5 by from One of a kind! Ah! Shaun Tan has once agian done something pretty unique! His exquisite sculptures inspitred by Grimm's stories have so much potential and hidden meaning!
Date published: 2017-04-03

Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Arrival A New York Times Best Illustrated Book*" 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 reviewPraise for Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan *" These stories representing the visionary work of a master storyteller, illustrator, and designer who cares deeply about his message deserve a place in almost every collection." -Booklist, starred reviewPraise for Rules of Summer *" As always, the swirl of emotion that Tan's artwork kicks up lingers long after the book is closed." -Publishers Weekly, starred review*" Sumptuous and sincere -this title is a winner." -School Library Journal, starred review"Visually fascinating." -New York Times