Tag: shaun tan

[Saturday Reads] Colin Thompson and Save the Children in “The Bicycle”

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few ...

Meet the Storyteller: Shaun Tan

Our featured storyteller needs no introduction. While we were supposed to post this interview in time for our Oddballs and Misfits theme, Academy Award Winning and Astrid Lindgren Memorial Awardee Shaun Tan is also a perfect fit for our new bimonthly theme From Asia with Love: A Feast of Asian Literature. Think of this as ...

[Monday Reading] A Shaun Tan and Gary Crew Collaboration – Memorial and The Viewer

It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen and Kellee from Teach Mentor Texts (and brainchild of Sheila at BookJourney). Two of our blogging friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have inspired us to join this vibrant meme. Last Week’s Review and Miscellany Posts Here are a few of the reviews we have done ...

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Featured Guests for Oddballs and Misfits Theme: An Oscar/Academy Award Winner, a Linguist, and an Artist

We are super excited to share our featured guests for March and April. Given our current bimonthly theme on Oddballs and Misfits, I thought that there could only be one possible featured storyteller, the Master of Surreal artwork in children’s lit, the quintessentially-peculiar and exceedingly-talented book artist himself: Featured Book Artist: Shaun Tan I have been wooing ...

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BHE (42): Launch of Bimonthly Theme – Oddballs and Misfits, the Surreal and the Peculiar: A Celebration of Beautiful Strangenesses

We are officially launching our new bimonthly theme for March/April: Oddballs and Misfits, the Surreal and the Peculiar: A Celebration of Beautiful Strangenesses {and Love to our Own Bookshelves}. Too often, people still balk at the strange and the weird and the unbelievably complex and allegorical in children’s literature. The very exact same things that captivate ...