16 pages, 11.75 × 8.13 × 0.13 in
September 30, 1996
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0395827841
ISBN - 13: 9780395827840
From the Publisher
Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, entice readers to make up his or her own story.
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 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 was formerly an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children.
From Our Editors
Since its publication in 1984, this work has stimulated the minds of readers of all ages and backgrounds. Now the original 14 drawings are available in a large portfolio edition of loose sheets. In addition, there is a newly discovered 15th drawing, the Youngest Magician, which is included with an updated introduction by the author. 16 sheets
"Layered in mystery, this extraordinary book will stun imaginative readers of all ages." School Library Journal, Starred