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Van Allsburg, Chris

Overview
Works: 228 works in 938 publications in 19 languages and 73,973 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Christmas films  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Creator, Performer, Author of screenplay, Artist, Scenarist, Librettist
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 )
130 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 7,597 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 )
71 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 5,959 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 8 languages and held by 3,327 libraries worldwide
A witch's worn-out broom serves a widow well, until her neighbors decide the thig is wicked and dangerous
Just a dream by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,189 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
Two bad ants by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,147 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 )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,144 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 )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 2,986 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 )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,981 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 wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,964 libraries worldwide
A boy obsessed with becoming the world's greatest sailor wrecks his sailboat in a storm, and then learns to sail on the wind
The stranger by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,664 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 )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,568 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 2,348 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 )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 2,190 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( visu )
50 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,136 libraries worldwide
After twenty six years of being trapped in an ancient board game called Jumanji, Alan Parrish is free. The two children who release him unwittingly release a group of wild and exotic creatures. They cause havoc, forcing Alan to save his hometown from destruction or risk being exiled back into the game
Ben's dream : story and pictures by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 2,102 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 1,959 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 1,920 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 1,867 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 1,821 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 )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,572 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 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 (334)
French (73)
Spanish (59)
German (36)
Japanese (27)
Chinese (12)
Italian (8)
Swedish (7)
Korean (7)
Multiple languages (6)
Danish (4)
Basque (4)
Catalan (4)
Dutch (4)
Russian (2)
Persian (2)
Polish (2)
Thai (1)
Czech (1)
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