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The Resource Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan

Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan

Label
Tales from outer suburbia
Title
Tales from outer suburbia
Statement of responsibility
Shaun Tan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fifteen illustrated short stories, some humorous and some haunting, set in the Australian suburbs
Summary
Fifteen illustrated short stories, some humorous and some haunting, set in the Australian suburbs
Tone
Award
  • Adelaide Festival Award for Children's Literature (South Australia), 2010.
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Illustrated Book/Graphic Novel, 2008.
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2009.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2009.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Premier's Award, 2008.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Young Adult category, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2010.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
301581
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1100
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.T16123
LC item number
Tal 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1040
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The water buffalo -- Eric -- Broken toys -- Distant rain -- Undertow -- Grandpa's story -- No other country -- Stick figures -- The nameless holiday -- The amnesia machine -- Alert but not alarmed -- Wake -- Make your own pet -- Our expedition -- Night of the turtle rescue
Control code
14965479
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
92 pages
Isbn
9780545055888
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008013784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn227000159
  • (OCoLC)227000159
Label
Tales from outer suburbia, Shaun Tan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The water buffalo -- Eric -- Broken toys -- Distant rain -- Undertow -- Grandpa's story -- No other country -- Stick figures -- The nameless holiday -- The amnesia machine -- Alert but not alarmed -- Wake -- Make your own pet -- Our expedition -- Night of the turtle rescue
Control code
14965479
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
92 pages
Isbn
9780545055888
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008013784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn227000159
  • (OCoLC)227000159

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