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The Resource Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan

Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan

Label
Tales from outer suburbia
Title
Tales from outer suburbia
Statement of responsibility
Shaun Tan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fifteen illustrated short stories, some humorous and some haunting, set in the Australian suburbs
Summary
Fifteen illustrated short stories, some humorous and some haunting, set in the Australian suburbs
Tone
Award
  • Adelaide Festival Award for Children's Literature (South Australia), 2010.
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Illustrated Book/Graphic Novel, 2008.
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2009.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2009.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Premier's Award, 2008.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Young Adult category, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2010.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
301581
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1040
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
Reading level
6.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The water buffalo -- Eric -- Broken toys -- Distant rain -- Undertow -- Grandpa's story -- No other country -- Stick figures -- The nameless holiday -- The amnesia machine -- Alert but not alarmed -- Wake -- Make your own pet -- Our expedition -- Night of the turtle rescue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
92 p.
Isbn
9780545055871
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008013784
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Label
Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan
Publication
Contents
The water buffalo -- Eric -- Broken toys -- Distant rain -- Undertow -- Grandpa's story -- No other country -- Stick figures -- The nameless holiday -- The amnesia machine -- Alert but not alarmed -- Wake -- Make your own pet -- Our expedition -- Night of the turtle rescue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
92 p.
Isbn
9780545055871
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008013784
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)

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      7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA, 70806, US
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