WorldCat Identities

Van Allsburg, Chris

Overview
Works: 294 works in 855 publications in 9 languages and 73,920 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Illustrations  Biography  Picture books  Film and video adaptations  Short stories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Other, Creator, Conceptor, Artist, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.V266, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Van Allsburg
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
54 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 6,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines state-of-the-art animation, an original music score, and narration by Garrison Keillor to tell the story of a young boy's magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve, where he receives a special gift from Santa Claus
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
41 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 5,482 WorldCat member 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 )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 3,107 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
Just a dream by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Persian and held by 3,090 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
Two bad ants by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 3,071 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 widow's broom by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 3,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witch's worn-out broom serves a widow well, until her neighbors decide the thing is wicked and dangerous
The mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 3,020 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. An introduction provides a back story about the source of the drawings
The wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,919 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
The sweetest fig by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 2,667 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 )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 2,661 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 )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,508 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
The wretched stone by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2,377 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
The alphabet theatre proudly presents the Z was zapped : a play in twenty-six acts by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 2,248 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Ben's dream : story and pictures by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 2,121 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
Probuditi! by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,938 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
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,870 WorldCat member 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 by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,866 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 )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,845 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
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Annie Edson Taylor, who in 1901 decided to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Allsburg, Chris van
Allsburg, Chris van, 1949-....
Van Allsburg, Chris, 1949-
Van Ālsburg, Kirīs 1949-
Van Ōruzubāgu, Kurisu 1949-
VanAllsburg, Chris 1949-
Ван Олсбург, Крис
ואן אלסברג, כריס
ヴァン・オールズバーグ, クリス
バン・オールスバーグ, クリス
Languages
English (296)
French (27)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (7)
German (4)
Japanese (3)
Italian (3)
Dutch (2)
Persian (1)
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