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Tales from Outer Suburbia

Book and Jigsaw Puzzle 750 Piece

Shaun Tan



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Allen & Unwin
28 September 2016
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 reveals the quiet mysteries of everyday life: homemade pets, dangerous weddings, stranded sea mammals, tiny exchange students, the unexpected edge of the world and secret rooms filled with darkness and delight...

This boxed set comprises:

- the internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning Tales from Outer Suburbia (special flexi-cover binding);

- jigsaw puzzle of The Tuesday Afternoon Reading Group (750 pieces, completed size: 700mm x 500mm)
By:   Shaun Tan
Imprint:   Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 185mm, 
Weight:   1.062kg
ISBN:   9781760294410
ISBN 10:   1760294411
Series:   Children's Jigsaw Puzzles
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   28 September 2016
Recommended Age:   From 10 to 18 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Shaun Tan grew up in Perth, Western Australia and currently works as an artist, writer and film-maker in Melbourne. He began creating images for science fiction stories in small-press magazines as a teenager, and has since become best known for illustrated books that deal with social, political and historical subjects through dream-like imagery...The Rabbits, The Red Tree, The Lost Thing, Tales from Outer Suburbia, The Arrival, Rules of Summer and The Singing Bones, have been enjoyed by readers of all ages, locally and internationally. Shaun has also worked as a theatre designer, a concept artist for Pixar and Blue Sky Studios, and won an Academy Award for the short film adaptation of The Lost Thing. In 2011 he received the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Sweden, in recognition of his services to literature for young people...

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