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Cicada /

by Tan, Shaun [author,].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2019]Edition: First American edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781338298390; 1338298399.Subject(s): Cicadas -- Juvenile fiction | Discrimination -- Juvenile fiction | Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Cicadas -- Fiction | Discrimination -- Fiction | Conduct of life -- Fiction | Picture books | Fiction | Juvenile works | Picture booksSummary: Cicada is overworked, under appreciated, and generally discriminated against--but after seventeen years he gets to return to the forest, and laugh at the humans.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Tan, Shaun Cicada
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From the visionary Shaun Tan, an inspirational story for older picture book readers and beyond<br> <br> Cicada tells the story of a hardworking little cicada who is completely unappreciated for what he does. But in the end, just when you think he's given up, he makes a transformation into something ineffably beautiful. A metaphor for growing up? A bit of inspiration for the unappreciated striver in all of us? Yes, yes, and more.

Cicada is overworked, under appreciated, and generally discriminated against--but after seventeen years he gets to return to the forest, and laugh at the humans.

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<opt> <anon I1="BLANK" I2="BLANK">Cicada tells the story of a hardworking little cicada who is completely unappreciated for what he does. But in the end, just when you think he's given up, he makes a transformation into something ineffably beautiful. A metaphor for growing up? A bit of inspiration for the unappreciated striver in all of us? Yes, yes, and more. Excerpted from Cicada by Shaun Tan All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.</anon> </opt>

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