Tales from the inner city

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Arthur A. Levine Books , New York, NY
Animal behavior, Juvenile fiction, Human-animal relationships, Urban animals, City and town
About the Edition

A collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous.

StatementShaun Tan
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26977713M
ISBN 101338298402
ISBN 139781338298406

Praise for Tales from the Inner City * "The paintings are characterized by layers of glorious color, shadowy corners, dazzling luminosity, surreal situations, and Tales from the inner city book beauty.

They invite lingering Read and reread slowly, savoring every nugget."/5(). Tales from the Inner City is a strange, yet an eye-opening book about co-existing with animals and what they can teach us about ourselves.

It is a book for older children, teenagers, and even adults. With twenty-five stories about animals, mixed in with poems and some gorgeous artwork, this book has something for everyone/5.

Tales from the Inner City is a gorgeously written and illustrated volume featuring Shaun Tan’s paintings and drawings, one that invites the reader into a wildly imaginative, surreal world. It explores the mysteries and wonders of the natural world, one that humans may never fully comprehend/5(67).

In his new book, "Tales From The Inner City," Tan creates a world where animals and humans coexist in what seem like unconventional spaces for the animals.

Shaun Tan. More By and About This Author Like its predecessor, Tales from Outer Suburbia, these short stories by Tan imagine a collection of alternate worlds; here, they chronicle the lives of animals who. Tales from the Inner City is a collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous.

Tales from the Inner City is a strange, yet an eye-opening book about co-existing with animals and what they can teach us about ourselves. It is a book for older children, teenagers, and even adults.

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With twenty-five stories about animals, mixed in with poems and some gorgeous artwork, this book has something for everyone. For the last few years, he has been picking apart humanity’s complicated relationship with animals while writing and painting his book Tales from the Inner City, a beautiful and bleak anthology Author: Sian Cain.

"Tales From the Inner City" by Shaun Tan, "Unpresidented" by Martha Brockenbrough and "This Is What it Feels Like" by Rebecca Barrow are Author: Christine Heppermann. Tan, who is of Australian, Chinese and Malay heritage, was chosen as winner by a panel of children’s librarians for his book Tales from the Inner City, an illustrated collection of short stories Author: Alison Flood.

The ambitious, unique and provocative Tales From the Inner City draws on the success of Shaun Tan's The Arrival and Tales From Outer Suburbia and updates its sensibilities for a new generation. TALES FROM THE INNER CITY is a collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous.

And when the reader comes to the artwork, it's like walking into an amazing room, and then throwing open a curtain to see a brilliant scene that makes you understand and appreciate everything you've encountered in a deeper way/10(50).

In contrast to the neighborhood settings of Tales from Outer Suburbia (), this collection of 25 illustrated poems and stories explores the dynamics between animals and humans amid breathtakingly imaginative scenes in skyscrapers and gutters.

Tales from the Inner City A stunning companion to Tales from Outer Suburbia, this collection of illustrated short stories is sure to delight Shaun Tan fans of all ages.

Where can we live if not in each other's shadow. Tales from the Inner City is a truly masterly work, bearing all of Shaun Tan's trademark wit and poignancy in both its prose and exquisite illustrations/5(K).

Tales from the Inner City is a picture book for adults by award-winning Australian illustrator and author, Shaun Tan. What a wonderful book. Shaun Tan is so talented.

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The two Tales volumes are picture books for grown-ups in existential crisis (or if they aren’t beforehand, they might be afterwards).

While there are some healing moments in Tales from the Inner City, they’re far between in a series of reflections on the spiritual cost of being completely cut off from nature in the heart of urbanity.

Tales from the Inner City is a collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous. And when the reader comes to the artwork, it's like walking into an amazing room, and then throwing open a curtain to see a brilliant scene that makes you understand and appreciate everything you've encountered in a deeper way.

The inner city belonged to them first, and we are yet another element in the mix, entwined by history, politics and emotion. Shaun Tan’s books are exquisite, and this is no exception.

Metaphysical and philosophical, the text and illustrations are stunning. Endlessly thoughtful and thought-provoking for children and adults alike. Tales from the Inner City is a picture book for adults by award-winning Australian illustrator and author, Shaun Tan.

What a wonderful book. Shaun Tan is so talented. There are twenty-five tales, the beginning of each denoted by the black silhouette of a creature: perhaps an animal, bird, fish or insect.5/5(1). Tales from the Inner City Shaun Tan.

Walker Books (11+) (Hardback) Read the Shadowers' reviews. Parallels, oppositions and explorations allow the relationship between the human and animal world to be played out naturally, almost like a.

Get this from a library. Tales from the inner city. [Shaun Tan] -- A collection of illustrated short stories, each one about the relationship of humans and the animals, both wild and domestic, that share the urban environment of the inner city.

Some of the stories. Tales from the Inner City is a gorgeously written and illustrated volume featuring Shaun Tan’s paintings and drawings, one that invites the reader into a wildly imaginative, surreal world. It explores the mysteries and wonders of the natural world, one that humans may never fully comprehend.

In the world Tan creates, there are crocodiles /5(65). Tales from the Inner City is a collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous. Shaun Tan is the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival, Tales from Outer Suburbia, Tales from the Inner City, Rules of Summer, and The Singing received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in and won an Academy Award for the adaptation of his picture book The Lost Thing (from Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan).Shaun lives in Melbourne, Australia.

He asks the question soberly, laconically, in TALES FROM THE INNER CITY (Arthur A.

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Levine/Scholastic, pp., $; ages 10 and up), a collection of. Tales from the Inner City is a masterful work, bearing all of Shaun Tan's trademark wit and poignancy in both its prose and exquisite illustrations.

Close A$ Online Price. Praise for Tales from the Inner City * The paintings are characterized by layers of glorious color, shadowy corners, dazzling luminosity, surreal situations, and ethereal invite lingering Read and reread slowly, savoring every nugget.

-- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Praise for The Arrival A New York Times Best Illustrated Book * Filled with both subtlety and grandeur Reviews: In Shaun Tan’s Tales from the Inner City —a collection of illustrated stories and poems that serves as a companion to ’s Tales from Outer Suburbia —gorgeous surrealist art and equally lovely prose portray a “concrete blight” of a city where crocodiles live on the 87th floor of a skyscraper, pigeons preside over the financial district, frogs take over a corporate boardroom and moonfish take to the skies.

Tales from the Inner City is a masterful work, bearing all of Shaun Tan's trademark wit and poignancy in both its prose and exquisite illustrations. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 27 AUG Like its predecessor, Tales from Outer Suburbia, these short stories by Tan imagine a collection of alternate worlds; here, they chronicle the lives of animals who 5/5(1).

Tales from the Inner City (), a sister volume to the anthology Tales from Outer Suburbia () is a collection of 25 illustrated stories about relationships between humans and animals.

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