“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
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