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2 June 2007 ·

Shaun Tan’s ‘The Arrival’

The NSW Premier’s Award for Community Relations has been announced, and Shaun Tan’s extraordinary, beautifully evocative book ‘The Arrival’ is the winner. Congratulations to Shaun on the award, but even more for the creation of this remarkable book. Have a look – or better yet, a proper read…

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Wendy Orr is a Canadian-born Australian writer. Her books for children and adults have been published in 27 countries and won awards around the world. Nim’s Island and Nim at Sea have also become feature films, starring Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin (Nim’s Island) and Bindi Irwin (Return to Nim’s Island.) Her latest book is Cuckoo’s Flight, a companion to the highly acclaimed Bronze Age novels Dragonfly Song and Swallow’s Dance. Read full bio