WorldCat Identities

Van Allsburg, Chris

Overview
Works: 247 works in 956 publications in 17 languages and 74,151 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Illustrated works  Biography  Picture books  Film and video adaptations  Pictorial works  Animated films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Scenarist, Other, Creator, Performer, Author of screenplay, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.V266, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Van Allsburg
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

121 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 7,368 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 )

63 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 5,895 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 )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 3,329 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 )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,216 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 )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired dog-hating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog
Two bad ants by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety
The wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,047 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 )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 3,017 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. An introduction provides a back story about the source of the drawings
The sweetest fig by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being given two magical figs that make his dreams come true, Monsieur Bibot sees his plans for future wealth upset by his long-suffering dog
The stranger by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 2,660 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 )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,561 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 )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2,369 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
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

62 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting and recently orphaned children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills.--summary adapted from container
The alphabet theatre proudly presents the Z was zapped : a play in twenty-six acts by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 2,220 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
Ben's dream : story and pictures by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 2,105 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,961 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 )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,899 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 )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,883 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 )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,856 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( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,564 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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The Polar Express
Alternative Names
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Chris Van Allsburg Amerikaans schrijver

Chris Van Allsburg amerikansk barnboksfrfattare och illustratr

Chris Van Allsburg amerikansk skribent

Chris Van Allsburg amerykański pisarz i rysownik

Chris Van Allsburg scrittore e illustratore statunitense

Chris Van Allsburg US-amerikanischer Zeichner und Schriftsteller von Kinderbchern

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

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