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Award-winning artist and author Shaun Tan has achieved international recognition for his work, including the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award for this book, an Honor Book Award for Memorial (with G. Crew) and The Lost Thing, an APA Design Award, an Honorable Mention at the Bologna Book Fair, three Aurealis Awards, and Spectrum Gold and Silver Awards. In 2001 he was named best artist at the World Fantasy Awards in Montreal. A graduate of the University of Washington in 1995, with honors in fine arts and English literature, he lives in Perth, Australia.
The Rabbits is a children's book fit for adults. First published in 1998, it is still as fresh as the day it came out. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ama Su Nilia
This book, imho, is too stylized for young children. It is similar in vein to Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (Classic Seuss) and Bill Peet'sThe Wump World, but quite frankly, they do it... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dug Fresh
I first came across this covering a class for a sick teacher. I was struck by the art work, and then impressed by the cleverness of Tan's story telling. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Justin Ratcliff
Nice book, in great shape. The price was much less expensive for the paperback than the hard cover book, but was just as sturdy.Published 23 months ago by Mortdee
The Rabbits is a story about a race of indigenous creatures who lose their home to colonizing rabbits. Read morePublished on November 25, 2011 by Amazon Customer
John Marsden, The Rabbits (Simply Read Books, 2003)
I was originally going to give this book a long, meandering write-up about immigration and xenophobia and Australian... Read more
This book needs to be studies very carefully! It is an excellent demonstration of the effects on environmental boundary conditions for the native people in lage areas. Read morePublished on April 8, 2010 by Georg Schultheiss
An incredibly detailed and rich visual narrative, 'The Rabbits' is Shaun Tan's art at its best. The story tells of an invasion of rabbits into a land populated by nomadic tribes of... Read morePublished on April 24, 2009 by K. Ryan
This book is horrible. It is an absolutely horrible story. Allegory or not, its just terrible. The graphics are somewhat interesting, but just as disturbing as the story. Read morePublished on February 10, 2009 by Giacomo