Van Allsburg, Chris
Most widely held works about Chris Van Allsburg
Most widely held works by Chris Van Allsburg
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
103 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 5,407 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 )
51 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 4,616 libraries worldwide
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.
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,946 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 widow's broom by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 2,893 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 )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,886 libraries worldwide
When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety.
Just a dream by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,841 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 mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,837 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 )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 2,647 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 sweetest fig by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,556 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 )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,523 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 )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,345 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 )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 2,268 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 )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 2,153 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 )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 2,049 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.
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,861 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.
Probuditi by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,820 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.
Bad day at Riverbend by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,785 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.
Zathura ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,264 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.
Jumanji ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,184 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.
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
The story of Annie Edson Taylor, who in 1901 decided to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Ants Arctic Ocean--North Pole Autumn Belief and doubt Biography Board games Boats and boating Brooms and brushes Brothers Brothers and sisters Children Children's literature Children's stories, American Christmas Dangerous animals Dice Diligence Dogs Drama Dreams Ducks Environmental protection Fantasy Fantasy fiction Fantasy films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Games Human-animal relationships Imagination Jungle animals Juvenile works Magic Magicians Obedience Passenger trains Play Plot-your-own stories Pollution Santa Claus Success United States Van Allsburg, Chris Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages and travels Weather
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