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- DescriptionIn 2014 the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Internationally acclaimed author, Gary Crew, and multi-award-winning illustrator Shaun Tan have created a powerful picture book to help us all remember. When the soldiers return in 1918, a memorial tree is planted...'Lest we forget'. But generations later, what do those who pause in the shadows of the tree's immense branches remember? A message we should never forget. Memorial serves as a reminder of the lessons to be gained from the past and examine the significance of conservation, respect and remembrance.
- Author BiographyGary Crew has an outstanding reputation as a writer of Young Adult fiction and innovative picture books. His numerous prizes and awards include CBC Book of the Year, CBC Honour Book, and CBC Picture Book of the Year. As well as writing fiction, Gary is a Associate Professor in Creative Writing. Shaun Tan is the author and illustrator of The Lost Thing, The Red Tree and The Arrival, all of which have won numerous international awards. The Lost Thing animation recently won an Oscar for the best animated short film. The Arrival won Shaun the Bologna Ragazzi Prize and Picture Book of the Year from CBCA 2007 amongst others. Shaun's books have been widely translated. In 2001 Shaun received the 'World Fantasy Best Artist Award' for his body of work. Shaun is the winner of the 2011 Astrid Lindgren prize, the world's richest children's literature award. The award described Shaun as 'a masterly visually storyteller'.
- Author(s)Gary Crew
- PublisherHachette Australia
- Date of Publication01/01/2003
- SubjectPicture Books
- Place of PublicationSydney
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- First Published2003
- ImprintLothian Children's Books
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight195 g
- Width221 mm
- Height241 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Illustrator(s)Shaun Tan
- Educational LevelUK School Key Stage 2
- Reading AgeFrom 3 To 99
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