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Van Allsburg, Chris

Overview
Works: 235 works in 1,131 publications in 20 languages and 74,668 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Picture books  Film adaptations  Choose-your-own stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Creator, Performer, Artist, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.V266, E
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Most widely held works about Chris Van Allsburg
 
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Most widely held works by Chris Van Allsburg
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

173 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 7,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

86 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 6,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter and Judy find an intriguing game under a tree. The instructions say that once a game of Jumanji is started, it will not be over until one player reaches the Golden City. When they begin to play, jungle animals start to invade the house - and worse. Can they finish the game, or will the game finish them?
The widow's broom by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witch's worn-out broom serves a widow well, until her neighbors decide the thing is wicked and dangerous
Just a dream by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he has a dream about a future Earth devastated by pollution, Walter begins to understand the importance of taking care of the environment
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de geheimzinnige tuin van Abdul Gasazi kan van alles gebeuren. Als Alan er de weggelopen hond gaat zoeken, is die niet meer te vinden
Two bad ants by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des fourmis décident d'une expédition pour ramener des cristaux, une délicieuse friandise pour la reine des fourmis. Deux d'entre elles, les benjamines, échappent au groupe et vivent des moments inquiétants pour leur survie. Ce qui leur fait apprécier davantage le retour à la fourmilière. Des illustrations rigides aux tons froids décrivent justement leurs multiples péripéties
The wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's ambition to be the greatest sailor in the world brings him to ruin when he misuses his new ability to sail his boat in the air
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 2,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story
The sweetest fig by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These figs are very special," the woman whispered. "They can make your dreams come true." -- Thus Monsieur Bibot, the cold-hearted dentist, was given two ordinary-looking figs as payment for extracting a tooth from an old woman's mouth. Monsieur Bibot refused to believe such nonsense and proceeded to eat one of the figs for a bedtime snack. Although it was possibly the finest, sweetest fig he had ever tasted, it wasn't until the next morning that Monsieur Bibot realized it indeed had the power to make his dreams come true. While dragging his poor dog, Marcel, out for his walk, he discovered that his strange dream from the night before was becoming all too real. Determined to make good use of the second fig, Monsieur Bibot learns to control is dreams. But can he control Marcel? Once again Chris Van Allsburg explores the mysterious territory between fantasy and reality in an uncanny tale that will intrigue readers of all ages
The stranger by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enigmatic origins of the stranger Farmer Bailey hits with his truck and brings home to recuperate seem to have a mysterious relation to the changing season
Zathura : a space adventure by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left on their own for an evening, two boisterous brothers find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical space adventure board game
The wretched stone by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 2,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange glowing stone picked up on a sea voyage captivates a ship's crew and has a terrible transforming effect on them
The alphabet theatre proudly presents the Z was zapped : a play in twenty-six acts by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts how A was in an avalanche, B was badly bitten, C was cut to ribbons, and the other letters of the alphabet suffered similar mishaps
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

79 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Ben's dream : story and pictures by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a terrifically rainy day, Ben has a dream in which he and his house float by the monuments of the world, half submerged in flood water
Probuditi! by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his birthday, Calvin and his friend Rodney see a magician perform, then copy him by hypnotizing Calvin's little sister, but the joke is on them when they are unable to snap her out of it
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Annie Edson Taylor, who in 1901 decided to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel
Bad day at Riverbend by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sheriff Hardy investigates the source of a brilliant light and shiny slime afflicting Riverbend, he finds that the village is becoming part of a child's coloring book streaked with greasy crayons
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle to protect themselves and their infant daughter from the evil Von Rothbart in this adaptation of the classic ballet
The chronicles of Harris Burdick : fourteen amazing authors tell the tales by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories based on illustrations in Chris Van Allsburg's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Polar Express
Alternative Names
Allasburg, Chris Van 1949-

Allsburg, Chris van.

Allsburg Chris Van 1949-....

Chris Van Allsburg Amerikaans schrijver

Chris Van Allsburg amerikansk barnboksförfattare och illustratör

Chris Van Allsburg amerikansk skribent

Chris Van Allsburg amerykański pisarz i rysownik

Chris Van Allsburg auteur et illustrateur de livres pour la jeunesse

Chris Van Allsburg scrittore e illustratore statunitense

Chris Van Allsburg US-amerikanischer Zeichner und Schriftsteller von Kinderbüchern

Van Allsburg, Chris

Van Allsburg, Chris 1949-

Van Ālsburg, Kirīs 1949-

Van Ōruzubāgu, Kurisu 1949-

VanAllsburg, Chris 1949-

Ван Оллсбург, Крис

Ван Олсбург, Крис

ואן אלסברג, כריס

ון אלסברג, כריס 1949-

كريس فان آلسبورغ

반 알스버그, 크리스 1949-

반 올스버그, 크리스 1949-

밴 알스버그, 크리스 1949-

ヴァン・オールズバーグ, クリス

クリス・ヴァン・オールズバーグ

バン・オールスバーグ, クリス

克里斯·凡·艾斯伯格

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JumanjiThe widow's broomJust a dreamThe garden of Abdul GasaziTwo bad antsThe wreck of the ZephyrThe mysteries of Harris BurdickThe sweetest fig