WorldCat Identities

Van Allsburg, Chris

Overview
Works: 251 works in 883 publications in 17 languages and 67,883 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas stories  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Creator, Performer, Artist, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.V266, E
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The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

59 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 6,118 WorldCat member 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 )

77 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 6,019 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 )

46 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 3,320 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 garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,158 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 )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,141 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 mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 3,039 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 1993 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,987 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 wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,976 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,653 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,510 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 )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 2,333 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 )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 2,186 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 )

45 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,097 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 2,090 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,949 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
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,939 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,839 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 )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,781 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
Zathura by Jon Favreau( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,642 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
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, a young boy is visited by a conductor and his steam engine, and is taken on an extraordinary journey to the North Pole
 
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The Polar Express
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

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JumanjiThe widow's broomThe garden of Abdul GasaziTwo bad antsThe mysteries of Harris BurdickThe sweetest figThe wreck of the ZephyrThe stranger