Do you remember the water buffalo at the end of our street, or the deep-sea diver we found near the underpass? In this stunning collection of short stories, renowned Australian illustrator Shaun Tan, the award-winning creator of The Arrival, reveals the quiet mysteries of everyday life.
Winner of the 2008 Aurealis Award for Best Illustrated/Graphic Novel. Winner of the Children’s Book Council of Australia's Best Book for Older Readers 2009 and a Scholastic Best Book 2009. Highly commended in the 12-16 group, UKLA Awards 2010.
“… an awe-inspiring juxtaposition of words and pictures.”
Lindsey Stainer, General Department Manager, Blackwell’s
“Ideas and imagery both beautiful and disturbing will linger.”
"Dip into this anywhere and you will come up with a gem. This is a truly unique book." Special Commendation from the UKLA Children’s Book Awards
"This is a book to treasure, with more to discover on each re-reading." Book Trust Best Book Guide 2010