Author & Illustrator

Chris Van Allsburg

Biography

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 chrisvanallsburg.com.

The Widow's Broom
The Polar Express
Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition
Jumanji
Zathura
Widow's Broom
The Z Was Zapped: A Play in Twenty-Six Acts
The Stranger
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
The Wreck of the Zephyr

Most Popular Chris Van Allsburg Books

    The Stranger
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    Jumanji
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    The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
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    The Widow's Broom
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    The Garden of Abdul Gasazi
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    Zathura
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Book Stats

12
Authored
9
Illustrated
0
Collaborators

All Chris Van Allsburg Books

YearTitlePages
2018The Widow's Broom32
2015The Polar Express32
2015Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition32
2011Jumanji32
2002Zathura32
1992Widow's Broom32
1987The Z Was Zapped: A Play in Twenty-Six Acts56
1986The Stranger32
1984The Mysteries of Harris Burdick32
1983The Wreck of the Zephyr31
1982Ben's Dream32
1979The Garden of Abdul Gasazi32