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Toward a Safe & Sane Halloween & Other Tales of Suburbia

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Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Humor,
  • Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, e,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Suburban life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8019645M
    ISBN 100812911504
    ISBN 109780812911503

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Shaun Tan is the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival, Tales from Outer Suburbia, Tales from the Inner City, Rules of Summer, and The Singing received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in and won an Academy Award for the adaptation of his picture book The Lost Thing (from Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan).Shaun lives in Melbourne, Australia/5(33).

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Rather, books that are unique, interactive objects. Books that offer something digital alternatives just cannot. Books that require your involvement to bring them to life, turning conventional book design into Experience Design. BIBLIOGRAPHY Tan, Shaun, Tales from Outer Suburbia.

New York: Scholastic, ISBN PLOT SUMMARY Tales from Outer Suburbia consists of 15 charming stories told in words and pictures that look at everyday life with the lenses of humor and imagination.

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