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Shaun Tan: untold stories

In this illustrated talk, Oscar winner Shaun Tan takes you through the pages of his sketchbooks and explains how simple images might develop into complex stories like The Arrival and The Lost Thing.

Shaun Tan is an Australian author and illustrator of children's books. He has won many awards for his work, including an Academy Award for the animated short film The Lost Thing and the 2011 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children's literature.

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