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Chris Van Allsburg - Author

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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The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg
This beautiful, atmospheric book captures the special magic of Christmas for readers of all ages. A young boy, just beginning to wonder whether Father Christmas is real, lies in bed hoping to hear sleigh bells. But instead of a sleigh,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/10/2017
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Jumanji
Chris Van Allsburg
Jumanji is recognised as a picture book classic, deserving of a place on every child's bookshelf, and it's great to see this new 30th anniversary edition. Judy and Peter's parents leave them alone in the house while they go out. ...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2017
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The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg
This atmospheric story is a firm favourite for Christmas reading, reissued here in this mini-edition stocking filler. A magical Christmas tale that is not to be missed and shared with all the family.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2015
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Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg
This atmospheric story is a firm favourite for Christmas reading, reissued here in this mini-edition stocking filler. A magical Christmas tale that is not to be missed and shared with all the family.
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/10/2014
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The Chronicles of Harris Burdick
Chris Van Allsburg
Chris Van Allsburg's illustrations in The Mysteries of Harris Burdick have inspired readers for more than twenty five years. Now they are interpreted afresh in fourteen vivid stories by award winning US authors including Louis Sachar, Jon Scieszka and Chris...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Chronicles of Harris Burdick
Chris Van Allsburg
Chris Van Allsburg's illustrations in The Mysteries of Harris Burdick have inspired readers for more than twenty five years. Now they are interpreted afresh in fourteen vivid stories by award winning US authors including Louis Sachar, Jon Scieszka and Chris...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/04/2012
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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Chris Van Allsburg
'His disappearance is not the only mystery left behind. What were the stories that went with these drawings? There are some clues...' Who is Harris Burdick? Where did he disappear to? And how was he going to finish his stories?
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2011
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