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Van Allsburg, Chris

Overview
Works: 279 works in 1,363 publications in 21 languages and 74,469 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Christmas stories  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Creator, Artist, Author of screenplay, Performer, Librettist, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.V266, E
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Most widely held works by Chris Van Allsburg
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

214 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 8,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole. When he arrives there, Santa offers him any gift he desires. The boy modestly asks for one bell from the reindeer's harness. It turns out to be a very special gift, for only believers in Santa can hear it ring
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

99 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 6,017 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 )

58 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 25th anniversary edition of the enchanting story of a widow who finds herself in possession of an extraordinary broom after a witch falls into her garden
Just a dream by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,198 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 )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2017 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 )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,102 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 )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,040 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. For Grades 2-4 and older readers. 1983
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 3,011 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 )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,921 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 )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,599 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 )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,563 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
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

78 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,417 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 wretched stone by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 2,279 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
Ben's dream : story and pictures by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 2,026 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
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,945 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. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The chronicles of Harris Burdick : fourteen amazing authors tell the tales by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories based on illustrations in Chris Van Allsburg's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Bad day at Riverbend by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,775 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 )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the classic ballet
Zathura by Jon Favreau( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,558 WorldCat member 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
 
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The Polar Express
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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
Alternative Names
Allasburg, Chris Van 1949-

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Chris Van Allsburg auteur et illustrateur de livres pour la jeunesse

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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

კრის ვან ოლსბურგი

반 알스버그, 크리스 1949-

반 올스버그, 크리스 1949-

밴 알스버그, 크리스 1949-

크리스 반 알스버그

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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