The Arrival
The Arrival
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The Arrival

Written and illustrated by Shaun Tan
Published by Arthur A. Levine Books
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“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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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    October 1, 2007
    Page Count
    Young Adult
    Reading Age
    12 - 18 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10

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