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Shaun Tan

  • 5 stars across 21 books
    Shaun Tan is an Australian artist, writer and film maker. He won an Academy Award for The Lost Thing, a 2011 animated film adaptation of a 2000 picture book he wrote and illustrated. 
    3rd May 2018

    In the Mouth of the Wolf

    A true story of two brothers and the war that changed everything. Michael Mo... More

    (15 reviews)
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    3rd January 2013

    Eric!

    Eric is a little boy who sometimes gets things wrong. But Eric learns that while you can't be good at everything, someti... More

    (5 reviews)
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    15th November 2007

    The Arrival

    What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or fr... More

    (5 reviews)
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    1st October 2010

    The Red Tree

    (5 reviews)
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    8th April 2010

    Lost Thing

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    (5 reviews)
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    2nd March 2009

    Tales From Outer Suburbia

    A picture book from award-winning illustrator Shaun Tan, Tales from Outer Suburbia is a unique collection of original st... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st May 2009

    Cicada Summer

    Something flickered at the top of the stairs. Eloise heard a voice call, I'm coming!, and a girl in a pale dress and a b... More

    (1 review)
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    24th April 2009

    Owning A Pet: Dog

    (1 review)
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