“Today is the tomorrow you were promised yesterday.” - Shaun Tan, The Lost Thing
- While out collecting bottle tops at the beach, a boy discovers an enormous, bizarre and lonely creature that nobody else appears to notice. Feeling sorry for it, he decides to find a home for this new friend, events others warn that "some things don't belong anywhere". But is this really true? Can things be just plain lost?
- A modern-day parable for all ages by highly acclaimed author and illustrator Shaun Tan.
Shaun Tan grew up in Perth and works as an artist, writer and film-maker in Melbourne. He is best known for illustrated books that deal with social and historical subjects through dream-like imagery, widely translated throughout the world and enjoyed by readers of all ages. Shaun is the recipient of an Academy Award for the short animated film The Lost Thing.
Published: April 2010
Size (cm): 24 x 31 x 0.5
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