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Creature was the most recently released book by Shaun Tan, on November 1st, 2022.

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Shaun Tan Stats: The highest rated book by Shaun Tan on Book Notification is The Arrival, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is The Singing Bones (Walker Studio #5).

The most read book by Shaun Tan on Book Notification is The Arrival, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is The Singing Bones (Walker Studio #5).

Below is a complete list of Shaun Tan books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Leviathan Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Children's Books in Publication Order (with Gary Crew)

List of Shaun Tan Notebooks in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order (with John Marsden)

List of Shaun Tan Sketch Pad / Notebook in Publication Order

List of After Dark Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Bent-Back Bridge (By: Gary Crew, Gregory Rogers)
The Bent-Back Bridge (By: Gary Crew, Gregory Rogers)
1996
2
The Crow (By: Tom Jellett, Peter Lawrance)
The Crow (By: Tom Jellett, Peter Lawrance)
1996
3
The Giant Spiders (By: Stephen Measday, Mark L. Wilson)
The Giant Spiders (By: Stephen Measday, Mark L. Wilson)
1996
4
The Carriers (By: Tom Jellet, Jonathan Harlen)
The Carriers (By: Tom Jellet, Jonathan Harlen)
1996
5
The Twist in the Tale (By: Laine Hall)
The Twist in the Tale (By: Laine Hall)
1996
6
The Barn (By: Gary Crew, Tom Jellet)
The Barn (By: Gary Crew, Tom Jellet)
1996
7
The Tunnel (By: Matthew Condon, Malcolm Liddell)
The Tunnel (By: Matthew Condon, Malcolm Liddell)
1997
8
The Vampires (By: Cameron Rogers)
The Vampires (By: Cameron Rogers)
1997
9
The Silver Eyes (By: Jackie French)
1997
10
Misteri Sumur Tua (By: Gary Crew)
Misteri Sumur Tua (By: Gary Crew)
1997
11
The Tunnel (By: Matthew Condon)
The Tunnel (By: Matthew Condon)
1997
12
The Bats (By: David Miller, Gavin Warner)
The Bats (By: David Miller, Gavin Warner)
1997
13
The Goddess (By: Robin Klein, Anne Spudvilas)
The Goddess (By: Robin Klein, Anne Spudvilas)
1998
14
The Mouth (By: Carmel Bird, Anita Mertzlin)
The Mouth (By: Carmel Bird, Anita Mertzlin)
1999
15
The Stray Cat
1999
16
The Snake Man (By: Peter Gouldthorpe, James Moloney)
The Snake Man (By: Peter Gouldthorpe, James Moloney)
1999
17
The Pipe (By: James Moloney)
2000
18
The Wombat King (By: Mark L. Wilson, Philip Neilsen)
The Wombat King (By: Mark L. Wilson, Philip Neilsen)
2000
19
The Peppercorn Tree (By: Sheryl Gardner)
The Peppercorn Tree (By: Sheryl Gardner)
2000
20
The Lie (By: Philip Neilsen)
The Lie (By: Philip Neilsen)
2000
21
The Cannibal Virus (By: Peter Gouldthorpe, Sue Robinson)
The Cannibal Virus (By: Peter Gouldthorpe, Sue Robinson)
2000
22
The Fort (By: Gary Crew, Gregory Rogers)
The Fort (By: Gary Crew, Gregory Rogers)
2000
23
The Grandstand (By: Gary Crew)
The Grandstand (By: Gary Crew)
2000
24
The Ghost of Love Street (By: Venero Armanno)
The Ghost of Love Street (By: Venero Armanno)
2000
25
The Darkroom (By: Steven Woolman, Gerard Ross)
The Darkroom (By: Steven Woolman, Gerard Ross)
2000
26
The Rings (By: Jenny Pausacker, Gregory Rogers)
The Rings (By: Jenny Pausacker, Gregory Rogers)
2000
27
The Old Cattery (With: Nette Hilton)
The Old Cattery (With: Nette Hilton)
2000
28
The Doll (With: Janine Burke)
The Doll (With: Janine Burke)
2007
29
The Half Dead (With: Garry Disher)
2020
30
The Ghost of Deadman's Beach (By: Venero Armanno, Dominique Falla)
The Ghost of Deadman's Beach (By: Venero Armanno, Dominique Falla)
2021
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List of John Marsden Picture Books in Publication Order (with John Marsden)

List of Shade Books in Publication Order

List of Simply Read Books in Publication Order (with Gary Crew)

List of Walker Studio Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Tales from the Inner City
2008
2
Louis Undercover (By: Fanny Britt)
Louis Undercover (By: Fanny Britt)
2012
3
Jane, the Fox & Me (By: Fanny Britt)
Jane, the Fox & Me (By: Fanny Britt)
2012
4
Animals (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
Animals (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
2015
5
10
The Singing Bones
2015
6
An Artist's Alphabet (By: Norman Messenger)
An Artist's Alphabet (By: Norman Messenger)
2016
7
Trees (By: Carme Lemniscates)
Trees (By: Carme Lemniscates)
2017
8
Double Take! (By: Susan Hood)
Double Take! (By: Susan Hood)
2017
9
Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki (By: Kevin Crossley-Holland)
2017
10
Curiosity (By: Markus Motum)
Curiosity (By: Markus Motum)
2017
11
Greek Myths and Mazes (By: Jan Bajtlik)
Greek Myths and Mazes (By: Jan Bajtlik)
2018
12
Endangered Animals (By: Martin Jenkins)
Endangered Animals (By: Martin Jenkins)
2018
13
Earth Verse (By: Sally M. Walker)
2018
14
Big Dog, Little Dog (By: Elo )
2018
15
Surprising Birds (By: Elo )
2018
16
My Town (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
My Town (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
2018
17
Magnificent Birds (By: Narisa Togo)
Magnificent Birds (By: Narisa Togo)
2018
18
The Dam (By: David Almond, Levi Pinfold)
The Dam (By: David Almond, Levi Pinfold)
2018
19
Life (By: Martin Jenkins)
Life (By: Martin Jenkins)
2019
20
Nine Worlds in Nine Nights (By: Hiawyn Oram)
Nine Worlds in Nine Nights (By: Hiawyn Oram)
2019
21
Norse Tales (By: Kevin Crossley-Holland)
2020
22
Darwin's Rival (By: Christiane Dorion)
Darwin's Rival (By: Christiane Dorion)
2020
23
The House by The Lake (By: Thomas Harding)
The House by The Lake (By: Thomas Harding)
2020
24
My First Book of London (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
My First Book of London (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
2020
25
One of a Kind (By: Neil Packer)
One of a Kind (By: Neil Packer)
2020
26
Bang! (By: Amy Grimes, Katherine Halligan)
Bang! (By: Amy Grimes, Katherine Halligan)
2021
27
Masters of Disguise (By: Marc Martin)
Masters of Disguise (By: Marc Martin)
2021
28
The Queen in the Cave (By: Júlia Sardà)
The Queen in the Cave (By: Júlia Sardà)
2021
29
Trees: Haiku from Roots to Leaves (By: Sally M. Walker, Angela McKay)
2023
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List of Shaun Tan Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Herding Kites
2008
2
Growing Up Asian in Australia
2008
3
Trust Me!
2008
4
Flinch
2009
5
Short and Scary
2010
6
Fantasy +3: Best Hand-Painted Illustrations
2011
7
Trust Me Too
2012
8
The Emerging Writer: an Insider's Guide to Your Writing Journey
2013
9
Other Worlds
2013
10
Guys Read: Other Worlds
2013
11
Rich & Rare : A collection of Australian stories, poetry and artwork
2015
12
Where the Shoreline Used to Be
2016
13
The Book That Made Me
2016
14
I Feel Machine
2018
15
Dear Santa
2018
16
Dear Dad
2019
17
Inviting Interruptions: Wonder Tales in the Twenty-First Century
2021
18
Picturebook Makers
2021
19
Dear Lover
2023
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Shaun Tan: Biography

Shaun Tan was born on January 1st, 1974 and is currently 50 years old. Shaun Tan was born in Fremantle, Western Australia.

Shaun Tan is the author of the Shaun Tan Picture Books series which currently consists of 6 novels. The Shaun Tan Picture Books series started in 1998 with the novel The Rabbits. The most recently released novel in the Shaun Tan Picture Books series was Dog which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming novels for the Shaun Tan Picture Books series.

Shaun Tan has also written the Non-Fiction Books series which has 6 books including Sketches from a Nameless Land: The Art of the Arrival and What Miscellaneous Abnormality Is That?.

Shaun Tan: Awards & Accolades

Shaun Tan books have been nominated for multiple awards, The Arrival was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 2008. Tales from Outer Suburbia was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Collection, in 2009 as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Best Young Adult Literature in 2009.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Shaun Tan are:

  1. James Patterson, author of the Alex Cross Series.
  2. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.
  3. Hugh Howey, author of the Wool / Silo Series.
  4. David Grann, author of the novel: Killers of the Flower Moon.
  5. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.

Shaun Tan: F.A.Q

When was Shaun Tan Born? How old is Shaun Tan?

Shaun Tan was born on January 1st, 1974. Shaun Tan is currently 50 years old.

Where was Shaun Tan Born?

Shaun Tan was born in Fremantle, Western Australia, .

What was the first book Shaun Tan wrote?

The first novel written by Shaun Tan was Trapped, published in 1996.

What was the most recent book Shaun Tan wrote?

Their most recently released work was Creature on November 1st, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Shaun Tan?

Shaun Tan does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Shaun Tan written?

Shaun Tan has written 34 books across 17 series.
  • 1 book in the Leviathan Series
  • 2 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 1 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Collections
  • 6 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 Children's Books
  • 1 Shaun Tan Notebooks
  • 6 Picture Books
  • 3 Shaun Tan Sketch Pad / Notebook
  • 4 books in the After Dark Series
  • 1 John Marsden Picture Books
  • 2 Philip Pullman Short Story Collections
  • 4 books in the Shade Books Series
  • 1 book in the Simply Read Series
  • 2 books in the Walker Studio Series

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