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Tales From Outer Suburbia
Author: Shaun Tan

ISBN: 9781741149173
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1 June 2008
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 18.9 x 1.4
Winner of Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Awards: Children's Book 2008.

From the much-acclaimed creator of The Arrival, The Red Tree and The Lost Thing, fifteen intriguing illustrated stories about the mysteries that lurk below the surface of suburban life.

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 and secret rooms filled with darkness and delight.


Winner, 2010 Adelaide Festival awards for literature, Premier's award
Winner, 2010 Adelaide Festival awards for literature, Children's literature award
Winner, 2009 World Fantasy Award, Best Artist
Winner, 2009 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, Best Picture Book (Germany's most prestigious awards for children's and young adult books.)
Winner, 2009 Chil...

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