The Red Tree

By Shaun Tan

Book :
The Red Tree
Author/Illustrator :
Shaun Tan
Publisher :
Hachette Australia
Suitable :
Year 7 -12

Sometimes the day begins with nothing to look forward to...So begins Shaun Tan's classic picture book The Red Tree. The illustrations for this book capture intense emotions without prescribing the narrative to the reader. It lets the reader know that while things may be difficult, hope is eternal.

Additional links to the Australian Curriculum: Language; Literacy; Critical and Creative Thinking; Personal and Social Capability and Health