Shaun Tan - Rules of Summer - Hardcover


"Never break the rules. Especially if you don't understand them." - Shaun Tan, The Rules of Summer

  • This is a large-format picture book about the relationship between two young boys, whose friendship is tested by a many challenging situations.
  • It's a story without any particular narrative, just a list of of mysterious rules such as 'Never step on a snail', 'Never argue with an umpire', 'Never leave the back door open overnight' or 'Never leave a red sock on the clothesline'.   
  • As each rule is broken – not always by accident – surprising consequences ensue, and readers are invited to decide for themselves what is really happening, and why.

    Published: 2013

    Size (cm): 31 x 28 x 1

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