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Rules of Summer

Rules of Summer (Paperback)

By Tan, Shaun

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Shaun Tan's RULES OF SUMMER is a deceptively simple story about two boys, one older and one younger, and the kind of 'rules' that might govern any relationship between close friends or siblings. Rules that are often so strange or arbitrary, they seem impossible to understand from... the outside. Yet through each exquisite illustration of this nearly wordless narrative, we can enjoy wandering around an emotional landscape that is oddly familiar to us all. Shaun Tan draws upon his own personal experiences with a surreal snapshot of fishing adventures with his older brother, leaving a sock on the clothes line, and buildings inspired by Brunswick and greater Melbourne. As you venture deep into the story, these poetic images become darker, more mysterious and unsettling, drawing towards a redemptive ending that affirms the depth of true friendship, a bond that is equally wonderful and inexplicable. Moments of humour, surreal fantasy, and the sometimes devastating ways we interact with the people we love the most, are presented in Shaun Tan's typical thought-provoking style. View more at www.rulesofsummer.com.au
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ISBN 9780734417114
Published NZ 27 Sep 2016
Publisher Hachette
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780734417114
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Hachette
Imprint Lothian Children's Books
Published 27 Sep 2016
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Tan, Shaun
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Australian
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 252mm
Height: 285mm
Spine: 7mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 380g
Interest Age 7-12 years
Reading Age 7-12 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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