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The Resource Rules of summer, Shaun Tan

Rules of summer, Shaun Tan

Label
Rules of summer
Title
Rules of summer
Statement of responsibility
Shaun Tan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Australian picture book of the year 2014.
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Rules of summer, Shaun Tan
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Rules of summer, Shaun Tan
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15056924
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Dimensions
28 cm.
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Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780734410672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780734410672
  • (OCoLC)830838074
  • 15056924
  • (AuCNLKIN)000050656315
  • (Nz)15056924

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