The Red Tree

Author:   Shaun Tan ,  Shaun Tan
Publisher:   Hachette Australia
ISBN:  

9780734411372


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   05 August 2010
Format:   Paperback
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The Red Tree


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A small child awakes to find blackened leaves falling from her bedroom ceiling, threatening to overwhelm her. 'Sometimes you wake up with nothing to look forward to...' As she wanders around a world that is complex, puzzling and alienating, she is overtaken by a myriad of feelings. Just as it seems all hope is lost, the girl returns to her bedroom to find that a tiny red seedling has grown to fill the room with warm light. Astonishing Australian artist, Shaun Tan's latest creation, The Red Tree, is a book about feelings - feelings that can not always be simply expressed in words. It is a series of imaginary landscapes conjured up by the wizardry of his masterful and miraculous art. As a kind of fable, The Red Tree seeks to remind us that, though some bad feelings are inevitable, they are always tempered by hope.

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Author:   Shaun Tan ,  Shaun Tan
Publisher:   Hachette Australia
Imprint:   Lothian Children's Books
Dimensions:   Width: 23.70cm , Height: 0.60cm , Length: 31.00cm
Weight:   0.256kg
ISBN:  

9780734411372


ISBN 10:   0734411375
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   05 August 2010
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Preschool (0-5) ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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This scrumptiously illustrated children's picture book will brighten you up. -- Venue 20110501 Powerfully metaphoric. -- Books For Keeps 20110501 An absolutely stunning and powerful book for upper KS2. -- Carol Satterthwaite (i-writing) 20110101


This scrumptiously illustrated children's picture book will brighten you up. -- Venue 20110501 Powerfully metaphoric. -- Books For Keeps 20110501


This scrumptiously illustrated children's picture book will brighten you up. -- Venue 20110501 Powerfully metaphoric. -- Books For Keeps 20110501


Author Information

Shaun Tan is the author and illustrator of The Lost Thing and The Red Tree, both of which have won international awards such as the Honourable Mention in the BolognaRagazzi Prices, were CBCA Honour Books and have been widely translated. Previous books Shaun has illustrated include The Rabbits by John Marsden (CBCA Picture Book of the Year) and with Gary Crew, Memorial (A CBCA Honour Book) and The Viewer (winner of the Crichton Award for illustration). In 2001 Shaun received the 'World Fantasy Best Artist Award' for his body of work. Shaun is the winner of the 2011 Astrid Lindgren prize, the world's richest children's literature award. The award described Shaun as 'a masterly visually storyteller'.

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