Shaun Tan's The Arrival may be the most beautiful book I've ever seen.
The reader of this book sympathizes easily with the man since author/illustrator Shaun Tan has created a world that is just as odd to us as it is to our protagonist.
I've never read a graphic novel, and I'm thrilled to have read this one first.
Shaun Tan is one of my favorite artists; his work inspires so much feeling and melancholy. I have collected almost all of his books.Published 3 days ago by J. Harger
The illustrations did not disappoint. The story is not really one created for children, although the extensions beyond reality using children's 'props may make it appear so. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Carol watanabe
Words are inadequate. Although you could make as good a case for it being a picture book as a comic book, it does come up in discussing comics, and a complex conversation on The... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Gina M. Harris
Had this book in my collection, and a Chinese college student I hosted "read" it very intently and I could tell she really loved it. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Lynne Perry
The arrival is a must for any graphic book lover, a wondrous piece of Art that engages the reader from the very cover. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Ama Zoninja
A bit of a traditional story, but the teling (no words only pictures) is very powerful as it focuses on key scenes. My older sons and daughter all like it, as do I.Published 22 days ago by reggorf