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The Arrival In a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship to cross the ocean He s embarking on the most painful yet important journey of his life he s leaving home to build a better future for his family.Shaun Tan evokes universal aspects of an immigrant s experience through a singular work of the imagination He does so using brilliantly clear and mesmerizing images Because the main character can t communicate in words, the book forgoes them too But while the reader experiences the main character s isolation, he also shares his ultimate joy. ❮Reading❯ ➺ Muerte en Hamburgo (Jan Fabel, Author Craig Russell – Lavons.co.uk a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship to cross the ocean He s embarking on the most painful yet important journey of his life he s leaving home to build a better future for his family.Shaun Tan evokes universal aspects of an immigrant s experience through a singular work of the imagination He does so using brilliantly clear and mesmerizing images Because the main character can t communicate in words [Reading] ➷ Jazz Age Stories By F. Scott Fitzgerald – Lavons.co.uk the book forgoes them too But while the reader experiences the main character s isolation ❰Read❯ ➱ Much Obliged, Jeeves Author P.G. Wodehouse – Lavons.co.uk he also shares his ultimate joy.


About the Author: Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan born 1974 is the illustrator and author of award winning children s books After freelancing for some years from a studio at Mt Lawley, Tan relocated to Melbourne, Victoria in 2007 Tan was the Illustrator in Residence at the University of Melbourne s Department of Language Literacy and Arts Education for two weeks through an annual Fellowship offered by the May Gibbs Children s Liter



10 thoughts on “The Arrival

  1. says:

    Lovely and amazing Re read this In May 2016 with my little son My thoughts If I could buy everyone in America a copy of this book, I would.


  2. says:

    There were no words in this graphic novel No dialogs No written sentences No words But, as I realized throughout my read, they weren t needed The mesmerizing art was enough And what illustrations Never have I read such a graphic novel before It was a fast read I don t think I ve even spend thirty minutes to get through it The story was poignant and I loved how realistically it portrayed immigrants and how metaphorically and fantastically the autho


  3. says:

    To see this and other wordless picture book reviews, please visit www.readrantrockandroll.com The Arrival by Shaun Tan is a graphic novel and wordless story of illustrations highlighting an immigrant man s journey told through an imaginary world.I picked this up for my students a few years ago after hearing a special on NPR about it We enjoyed following along in the story as the illustrations send powerful messages and emotions It almost feels like a mov


  4. says:

    This book is magnificent A wordless graphic novel that the tells the familiar tale of an immigrant, and somehow makes the story new and exciting.A man says goodbye to his wife and daughter, and sets out, taking only a suitcase containing a precious photograph of his family He leaves a dark and ominous city for a journey across the sea Days pass, each depicted by a drawing of the sky The ship enters the harbor and a strange new world is revealed The man is examine


  5. says:

    6 19 18 Reading for summer YA GN and Comics class, wordless, a masterpiece everyone should own Here I borrow from Agne s background on how Tan wrote it feel is silent movies, De Sica s 1948 The Bicycle Thief and photographs of immigrants on display at Ellis Island Why is this book constantly timely in this country and in too many countries on the nature of refugees and immigrants The separation of a parent from his child in this book is wrenching, especially in the light


  6. says:

    This is a wondrous and wonderful book Entirely told in drawings pictures, not a word at all in the pages, apart from the title on the cover My first graphic novel Beautifully designed in sepia , a weird and touching story About a man who leaves his wife and little daughter to emigrate to a new country, to find work and earn a living But it is no ordinary story, it is full of fantasy images, creatures and weird observations It seems to be symbolic for people going to another coun


  7. says:

    Give me your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest tost to me,I lift my lamp beside the golden door How did we get from a golden door to prison bars Shaun Tan doesn t engage in political polemics He has no need of words at all His silent surrealist paintings are eloquent that all the ghostwriters, TV anchors and political commentators that try to convince us that black is actually whi


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    The Arrival begins with a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship to cross the ocean We follow his struggles being away from home, and entering into a new life where not much is understood or explained The Arrival tells a universal story of immigration.It was a little hard at first depicting each picture without text, but the I got into the story, the I understood.This book is a wordless story told through capturing images It is beautiful Be


  9. says:

    First of all, special thanks to Tukunjil Nayeera for recommending me this wonderful book The Arrival is a wordless graphic novel that tells the tale of an immigrant father who leaves his family to work in a foreign land The story is told in the form of sequential art with the mood being set with varying degrees of sepia tone colored illustrations in multiple frames and panels The story takes place in a strange fantasy realm, where the hero immigrates to a different place to support his family The strug


  10. says:

    Wow, I just loved this one.


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