Broken Toys single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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A Japanese man in an old-fashioned deep-sea diving suit mysteriously appears, still dripping, in a suburban street.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has references to Japanese languages and peoples. Tales From Outer Suburbia (the collected work) is indexed as an adult book, but the affiliation applies because it has been reviewed as a children's work and won multiple children's literature awards.

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  • Appears in:
    y Tales from Outer Suburbia Shaun Tan , Shaun Tan (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2008 Z1450931 2008 selected work short story picture book young adult (taught in 13 units)

    Through 'fifteen intriguing illustrated stories' Shaun Tan 'reveals the quiet mysteries of everyday life: homemade pets, dangerous weddings, stranded sea mammals, tiny exchange students and secret rooms filled with darkness and delight.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2008
    pg. 20-27
    Note: illus.
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