Tales from the Inner City

Tales from the Inner City

TALES FROM THE INNER CITY is a collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous. And when the reader comes to the artwork, it's like walking into an amazing room, and then throwing open a curtain to see ...

Title:Tales from the Inner City
ISBN:9781338298406
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About 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


    Tales from the Inner City Reviews

  • T.D. Whittle

    'Your money is meaningless to us,' said the bears. 'You grasp economics with the same clawless paws you use for fumbling justice.'And, once again, the bears showed us.There they were, God help us, the...

  • Maxwell Leaning

    Quite dreamlike and surreal. The advanced reader's copy we received at the bookstore had only a handful of stories, however they were unique and intriguing and the illustrations were phenomenal. I loo...

  • Michelle

    Another great book by Shaun Tan! This time focusing on the relationship between humans and animals, with amazing artwork to go along with the short stories. Some of my favorites were: Crocodile, Dog, ...

  • Brianna

    Wow, what a gorgeous books. Review TK for Kidsreads or Teenreads. ...

  • Jürgen Peeters

    Mijn recensie van 'Verhalen uit de binnenstad' verscheen op 'Tzum'https://www.tzum.info/2018/09/recensi......

  • Katy Wineke

    Preview chapters only. Beautiful, can’t wait to see the rest. ...

  • Rebecca

    This book is peculiar, intelligent and beautiful all in one. It consists of a number of different short tales, each from a different perspective and featuring a different animal, and issue, in each. T...

  • Darby Hudson

    So excited to get my paws on this. The first thing I thought on finishing it was The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allensburg (and his animal centric Jumanji).Wasn't sure to 4 or 5 this. Th...

  • Greg Wilson

    Undeniably genius....

  • Joelle

    my favourite stories = lungfish & bears with lawyers...