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The Arrival *1/1 US edition*

Tan, Shaun

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ISBN 10: 0439895294 / ISBN 13: 9780439895293
Published by Arthur A. Levine Books, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First US edition/first printing of author's marvelous story told entirely in pictures - a most cinematic reading experience. Follow the journey of a stranger in a new land, a wonderful book for anyone who has ever ventured forth in search of a better life for his or her family. An amazing piece of art. Bookseller Inventory # 1607030002

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Title: The Arrival *1/1 US edition*

Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No dustwrapper as issued

Edition: First Edition.

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"Tan's lovingly laid out and masterfully rendered tale about the immigrant experience is a documentary magically told." -- Art Spiegelman, author of Maus

"An absolute wonder." -- Marjane Satrapi, author of Persepolis

"A magical river of strangers and their stories!" -- Craig Thompson, author of Blankets

"A shockingly imaginative graphic novel that captures the sense of adventure and wonder that surrounds a new arrival on the shores of a shining new city. Wordless, but with perfect narrative flow, Tan gives us a story filled with cityscapes worthy of Winsor McCay." -- Jeff Smith, author of Bone

"Shaun Tan's artwork creates a fantastical, hauntingly familiar atmosphere... Strange, moving, and beautiful." -- Jon J. Muth, Caldecott Medal-winning author of Zen Shorts

"Bravo." -- Brian Selznick, Caldecott Medal-winning author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret

"Magnificent." -- David Small, Caldecott Medalist

About the Author:

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. He won an Oscar for his short film "The Lost Thing" based on a story in the book Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan, and he is also the recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award of his contribution to children's literature. Shaun Tan lives in Melbourne, Australia.

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