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What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown. This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refugee, every displaced person, and a tribute to all those who have made the journey.
THE ARRIVAL has become one of the most critically acclaimed books of recent years, a wordless masterpiece that describes a world beyond any familiar time or place.
Sited as No 35 in The Times 100 Best Books of all time.
An imaginative triumph. Every home should have one. - The Times
It will fascinate and occupy adults and children alike. - The Observer
Read more about The Arrival at www.thearrival.com.au
Find out more about Shaun Tan at http://www.shauntan.net
Publication date: 28/07/2014
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
|Publication date:||28th July 2014|
|Publisher:||Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Collections:||100+ Children’s Books to Read as an Adult - Grown-up But Never Outgrown.,|
Shaun Tan is the author and illustrator of The Lost Thing, The Red Tree and The Arrival, all of which have won numerous international awards. The Lost Thing animation recently won an Oscar for the best animated short film. The Arrival won Shaun the Bologna Ragazzi Prize and Picture Book of the Year from CBCA 2007 amongst others. Shaun's books have been widely translated. In 2001 Shaun received the 'World Fantasy Best Artist Award' for his body of work. Shaun is the winner of the 2011 Astrid Lindgren prize, the world's richest children's literature award. The award described Shaun as 'a masterly visually ...More About Shaun Tan