Once we were strangers,
legs bent the wrong way,
rough voices falling to the wind...
But in our hearts we wanted more than this. In our hearts, we knew there was more.
A beautifully poetic and gorgeously illustrated reflection on the relationship between dogs and humans. 'Dog' is a stand-alone picture book of one of the most-loved stories from the bestselling and internationally acclaimed 'Tales from the Inner City' by Shaun Tan, winner of the 2020 Kate Greenaway medal.
For ages ten years and older
About the Author:
Shaun Tan grew up in Perth and works as an artist, writer and film-maker in Melbourne. He is best known for illustrated books that deal with social and historical subjects through dream-like imagery, widely translated throughout the world and enjoyed by readers of all ages. Shaun has also worked as a theatre designer, a film concept artist and won an Academy Award for the short animated film The Lost Thing. In 2011 he received the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Sweden, in recognition of his services to literature for young people.
Dimensions: H 24cm x W 18.5cm
Publisher: Allen and Unwin Children's
Publication Date: 2020
Number of Pages: 40