With the recent atrocities in Aleppo and refugee wellbeing as one of the most challenging debates in the world today, Shaun Tan’s graphic novel The Arrival is more relevant than ever. CCN’s pioneering theatre company, Platform Theatre, has recently performed a stage adaptation that is available on estream here, so we’re reposting our review!
The Kate Greenaway Medal has been awarded to children’s illustrators since 1955. According to the rules, the artist must have a “distinctive and creative” style that complements the typography (size, colour, font and spacing of the text) The covers, size and shape of the book can all affect the judge’s decision. Take a look at… Continue reading Kate Greenaway Medal nominees
The Arrival by Shaun Tan is a graphic novel with beautiful sepia-toned artwork and a fantastical story, but beyond that it is a powerful story about a refugee. This week is Refugee Week, so experience The Arrival and explore a new point of view on the lives of refugees. The Arrival uses pictures to tell the… Continue reading Book Review: The Arrival