Shaun Tan Collection
Shaun Tan grew up in Perth and works as an artist, writer and film- maker in Melbourne. He is best known for illustrated books that deal with social and historical subjects through dream-like imagery, widely translated throughout the world and enjoyed by readers of all ages. Shaun has also worked as a theatre designer, a film concept artist and won an Academy Award for the short animated film The Lost Thing.
In 2011 he received the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Sweden, in recognition of his services to literature for young people. He was also awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal in the UK.