A girl finds a bright spot in a dark world. A boy leads a strange, lost creature home. And a group of peaceful creatures loses their home to cruel invaders. Three stories, written and illustrated by Shaun Tan, about how we lose and find what matters most to us.
Never widely available in the U.S., these tales are presented in their entirety with new artwork and author's notes.
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. Shaun Tan lives in Melbourne, Australia, and you can visit him online at shauntan.net.
* 2012 ALA Notable Children's Books - Picture Books