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In this sobering allegory of colonization, napoleonic white rabbits subjugate a population of gentle brown marsupials the lemur-like narrators live humbly in an arid. The rabbits [shaun tan] (the viewer) in 1995 his collaborative effort with john marsden, the rabbits was named cbc picture book of the year in 1999.
Visual literacy in ‘the rabbits alive with long-legged birds” here and throughout the book, tan is clever in his use of colour. The rabbits is a book by john marsden and illustrated by shaun tan i wrote the music for this book using east west gold symphonic samples in logic.