Sunday, April 18, 2010

Shaun Tan

I have been hearing good things about another graphic novel, The Arrival by Shaun Tan, which has no words. From what I see online, I love his drawing and can't wait to read his books!

I saw this and I immediately thought of spring! hope! whimsical! magical! (From

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  1. Oh, YES, The Arrival is a beautiful book. I can't recommend it too highly!

  2. What great artwork! I want to look into getting this now.

  3. I love this pic! Something about it reminds me of Pinocchio :)

  4. @nisababepraised - I've reserved it at the library, will be picking it up on Monday, can't wait!

    @historyofshe - I am borrowing it from the library first to see if I want to own a copy!

    @Juju - I know, and usually I'm not big on selective colors (b&w images with spotted colors) but I think in this case it was done well!

    @Vaishnavi - Pinochhio is a cute story! :)