Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘The Arrival’

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A man leaves his home and family behind, journeying to a faraway land in search of a better life. Through gorgeous, fantastical images, Shaun Tan's The Arrival conveys what it means to be a stranger in a strange land.

Today on the Comics Page, we're proud to present an excerpt from The Arrival, a beautiful and strange graphic novel by Shaun Tan, out next week from Scholastic.

The Arrival, by Shaun Tan

What happens next? Read The Arrival, out next week from Scholastic.