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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

Written & illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Published by Houghton Mifflin
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Sep 24, 1984
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Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, entice readers to make up his or her own story.

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Chris Van Allsburg

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 children’s 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 is a former instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Visit him at

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September 24, 1984

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