Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
  

Jumanji

Written by Chris Van Allsburg
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Synopsis

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

The game under the tree looked like a hundred others Peter and Judy had at home. But they were bored and restless and, looking for something interesting to do, thought they'd give Jumanji a try. Little did they know when they unfolded its ordinary-looking playing board that they were about to be plunged into the most exciting and bizzare adventure of their lives.

Reviews

A beautiful simplicity of design, balance, texture, and a subtle intelligence beyond the call of illustration. * New York Times * A potent vision that lingers on and on * Booklist, starred review * Illustrated by fabulously realistic drawings of surreal adventures, pictures that are so infinitely detailed in three dimensions that they appear to move, breathe, and make sounds. * Publishers Weekly * The illustrations are first class precise draughtsmanship with extraordinary imagery * The School Librarian *

About the Author

Chris Van Allsburg

Chris van Allsburg lives in Providence, Rhode Island and lectures at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is a sculptor and artist, who first won the Caldecott Medal for Jumanji and then won it again for Polar Express.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Chris Van Allsburg
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2012

ISBN

9781849394215

Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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