The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

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The Mysterious Harris Burdick

by Adjia on 3/10/2009

Love the book, am using it with my middle school writing students. Unfortunately the book does not have the 15th picture, but that is OK. Read More

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Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, allow readers to make up their own stories to complement the pictures. From the award-winning author/illustrator of many wonderful books, including "Jumanji" and "The Polar Express."

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Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mfg Part# 9780395353936
SKU 30060674
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0395353939
Release Date 9/1/1984
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Dimensions (in Inches) 11H x 9.25L x 0.25T
Author Info
Chris Van Allsburg
Chris Van Allsburg studied art and sculpture at the University of Michigan and the Rhode Island School of Design. A talented sculptor, Van Allsburg was encouraged to create picture books by author/illustrator David Macaulay. His first book, THE GARDENS OF ABDUL GASAZI, was published in 1979. JUMANJI, published two years later, won the Caldecott Medal, as did 1985's THE POLAR EXPRESS.
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Annotation Are those birds on the wallpaper really flying out the window? How did the ocean liner get onto city streets? Make up your own story from the 14 thought-provoking pictures of impossible situations--or just look at them and wonder.
Editors Note Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, allow readers to make up their own stories to complement the pictures. Chris Van Allsburg is the award-winning author/illustrator of many wonderful books, including Jumanji and The Polar Express.
Editors Note 2 Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, entice readers to make up his or her own story.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 04
Number of Pages 0032
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

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