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Jumanji

Author: Chris Van Allsburg; Scholastic Inc.,
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 1988. ©1981
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Left on their own for an afternoon, two bored and restless children find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical jungle adventure board game.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Van Allsburg; Scholastic Inc.,
ISBN: 0590422332 9780590422338
OCLC Number: 21127088
Notes: Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949) is an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He has won two Caldecott Medals for U.S. picture book illustration, for Jumanji (1981) and The Polar Express (1985), both of which he also wrote; both were later adapted as successful motion pictures. He was also a Caldecott runner-up in 1980 for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. For his contribution as a children's illustrator he was 1986 U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition for creators of children's books. He received the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Michigan in April 2012.
Description: 31 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.

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Left on their own for an afternoon, two bored and restless children find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical jungle adventure board game.

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