The Island

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Allen & Unwin, Aug 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
In the morning the people of the island found a man sitting on the shore, there where fate and the ocean currents had set him and his frail raft in the night. When he saw them coming towards him, he rose to his feet.

He was not like them.

This internationally acclaimed, award-winning picture book is astonishing, powerful and timely.
 

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A man was washed up on the shore with his raft on an island. He didn't look like anyone in the village. The islanders didn't want to ship him off in fear of responsibility in the case that he would ... Read full review

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I have no f***ing clue what's going on.

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About the author (2007)

Armin Greder was born in Switzerland. In 1971 he migrated to Australia where he worked as a graphic designer and later taught design and illustration at a tertiary art institution. Picture books illustrated by him include The Great Bear, An Ordinary Day and I Am Thomas as well as The Island and The City, of which he is also the author. His work, in which charcoal is prominent, reflects his European background. He is the recipient of a number of international recognitions such as the Bologna Ragazzi Award and he has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Prize.

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