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Tales from Outer Suburbia

Shaun Tan Shaun Tan


9781741149173

ALLEN & UNWIN


Children's & Educational;
Short stories (Children's&YA)


Hardback

96 pages

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Do you remember the water buffalo at the end of our street? Or the deep-sea diver we found near the underpass? Do you know why dogs bark in the middle of the night? Shaun Tan, creator of The Arrival, The Lost Thing and The Red Tree, reveals the quiet mysteries of everyday life: homemade pets, dangerous weddings, stranded sea mammals, tiny exchange students and secret rooms filled with darkness and delight.

By:   Shaun Tan
Illustrated by:   Shaun Tan
Imprint:   ALLEN & UNWIN
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 185mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   500g
ISBN:   9781741149173
ISBN 10:   1741149177
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   June 2008
Recommended Age:   From 4
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active


  • Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Illustrated Book of the Year 2009.
  • Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Older Readers 2009.
  • Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2009.
  • Shortlisted for NSW Premier's Literary Award Patricia Wrightson Prize 2009.
  • Winner of Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature 2010 (Australia)
  • Winner of Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature: National Children's Literature Award 2010.
  • Winner of Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fiction: Best Illustrated Book or Graphic Novel 2008.
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