Well done, Academy, you got one right. (He says, not having seen any of the films in question). Below, a little sampling of Sean Tan's illustrations. The third one down is the actual titular Thing. The first book of his I saw was Rabbits, written by John Marsden. Subsequently he started illustrating his own marvellous stories.
|From The Red Tree - a book about depression. I think this is such a perceptive image.|
|From The Lost Thing|
|From Rabbits, written by John Marsden|