The Arrival – Tan, Shaun

<p>The Arrival</p>

Title

The Arrival

Author

Tan, Shaun

Illustrator

Tan, Shaun

Publisher

Hachette Australia

Published Date

2010

Annotation

This is a wordless graphic novel of 96pp that explores the experiences of a man who leaves family behind and arrives in an unfamiliar and mysterious land. The land has strange cultural traditions and unfamiliar creatures. He gradually discovers a new life through support from others. This work is viewed as a modern day classic speaking to all cultures.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Cultural traditions, Empathy, Family, Friendship, Immigration, Relationships

Audience

Primary, Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807, ACELA1550, ACELA1551, ACELT1663, ACELT1771, ACELT1634, ACELT1635, ACELA1563, ACELA1564, ACELA1565, ACELT1639, ACELT1640, ACELT1812, ACELT1642, ACELT1643, ACELT1644