The Wreck of the Zephyr 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van AllsburgThe Wreck of the Zephyr 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van Allsburg

The Wreck of the Zephyr 30th Anniversary Edition

byChris Van Allsburg

Hardcover | November 5, 2013

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In 1983, the Caldecott artist Chris Van Allsburg first invited young readers to consider the wreck of a small sailboat, up on a cliff, far above the crash of the surf. How could the Zephyr have made its way up there? And is it true that there was once a prideful boy determined to sail the skies despite a villager's warning? Told as a story spun by a world-weary sailor, and illustrated with haunting, luminous, full-color pastels, The Wreck of the Zephyr takes on new life in this thirtieth-anniversary gift edition, complete with a new jacket and narration by the author available as a downloadable digital audio file. A dreamy cautionary tale for the ages.
The two-time Caldecott Medal-winning artist Chris Van Allsburg ( Jumanji and The Polar Express ) has written and illustrated many thought-provoking picture books, and was awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children's literature. He lives in Massachusetts on the North Shore. Visit his website at www.chrisvanallsbur...
Title:The Wreck of the Zephyr 30th Anniversary EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11.5 × 0.36 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544050053

ISBN - 13:9780544050051


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Date published: 2013-12-09

Editorial Reviews

The full-color pastel drawings are the work of a master: stunning, luminescent, and conveying a sense of the mystical and magical." Publishers Weekly"