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The Rabbits

The Rabbits (Paperback)

Illustrated by Tan, Shaun
By Marsden, John

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The rabbits came many grandparents ago. They built houses, made roads, had children. They cut down trees. A whole continent of rabbits...

ISBN 9780734411365
Barcode 9780734411365
Published 1 September 2010 by Hachette
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780734411365
ISBN-10 0734411367
Stock Available
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Publisher Hachette
Imprint Lothian Children's Books
Publication Date 1 September 2010
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Tan, Shaun
By Marsden, John
Category General Picture Books
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 237mm
Height: 309mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 260g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 141746

Description of this Book

The Rabbits offers a rich and immensely valuable perspective on the effect of man on his environment. Visually loaded and told with a passion for truth and understanding, The Rabbits aims to promote cultural awareness and a sense of caring for the natural world. A rich and haunting allegory for all ages, all cultures.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Shaun Tan is the author and illustrator of The Lost Thing and The Red Tree, both of which have won international awards such as the Honourable Mention in the BolognaRagazzi Prices, were CBCA Honour Books and have been widely translated. Previous books Shaun has illustrated include The Rabbits by John Marsden (CBCA Picture Book of the Year) and with Gary Crew, Memorial (A CBCA Honour Book) and The Viewer (winner of the Crichton Award for illustration). In 2001 Shaun received the 'World Fantasy Best Artist Award' for his body of work. Shaun is the winner of the 2011 Astrid Lindgren prize, the world's richest children's literature award. The award described Shaun as 'a masterly visually storyteller'.

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