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Van Allsburg, Chris

Overview
Works: 256 works in 876 publications in 15 languages and 68,918 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas stories  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Creator, Artist, Performer, Librettist, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.V266, E
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Publications about Chris Van Allsburg
Publications by Chris Van Allsburg
Most widely held works by Chris Van Allsburg
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
57 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 6,089 libraries worldwide
A Christmas memory of boyhood and mysterious train ride to the North Pole. This story, sensitively narrated, is balanced with haunting music and generous sound effects
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
76 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 6,010 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 )
46 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 3,322 libraries worldwide
A witch's worn-out broom serves a widow well, until her neighbors decide the thing is wicked and dangerous
Two bad ants by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,142 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 garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,061 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
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 3,042 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 wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
34 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,033 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The sweetest fig by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,996 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 )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,656 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 2,514 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 2,344 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 2,187 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 )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 2,096 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 )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,951 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 1,940 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 1,845 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
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( visu )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
Avonturenfilm waarin een jongetje een geheimzinnig bordspel ontdekt dat bovennatuurlijke krachten heeft
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,784 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
Zathura by Jon Favreau( visu )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
Danny twists the key of an old science fiction game. The game unleashes a localized meteor shower and wrenches Danny's house into orbit around a distant ringed planet. Besides Danny, his brother Walter and sister Lisa have to go along. Soon a defective robot, a rangy astronaut, and an alien spaceship enter the picture. The only way the kids can return their house to its proper space-time coordinates is to finish the game, but before they can finish, the game board falls into the hands of some rather nasty, carnivorous lizards
The chronicles of Harris Burdick : fourteen amazing authors tell the tales ( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories based on illustrations in Chris Van Allsburg's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
 
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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-
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
Languages
English (248)
French (66)
Spanish (45)
German (26)
Japanese (24)
Chinese (11)
Multiple languages (10)
Swedish (7)
Danish (4)
Basque (4)
Korean (4)
Russian (2)
Italian (2)
Catalan (2)
Dutch (2)
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