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Publisher Comments:

Allsburg again explores the fine line between fantasy and reality so beautifully expressed in his popular book, "The Polar Express." A mysterious stranger's power over the changing seasons is the theme for this magical story, filled with Allsburg's rich full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

The enigmatic origins of the stranger that Farmer Bailey hits with his truck and brings home to recuperate seem to have a mysterious relation to the weather. Could he be Jack Frost?

About the Author

Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the recipient of a Caldecott Honor Book for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. The author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, he has also been awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in childrens literature. In 1982, Jumanji was nominated for a National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg was formerly an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395423318
Other:
Juvenile Collection
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Allsburg, Chris Van
Author:
Van Allsburg, Chris
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Autumn
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Seasons
Subject:
Juvenile ficiton
Subject:
Autumn -- Fiction.
Subject:
Seasons
Subject:
Farmers
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Nature Studies
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
v. II
Publication Date:
October 1986
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 10.63 x 0.13 in 1.08 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
07-UP

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