The Chronicles of Harris Burdick Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales / With an Introduction by Lemony Snicket

For more than twenty-five years, readers have been puzzling over the illustrations by this enigmatic artist. Thousands of children have been inspired to weave their own stories to...

The Garden of Abdul Gasazi

Sometimes that very thin line between illusion and reality is not as clearly defined as we would like it to be. It certainly wasn't the day that Alan Mitz stumbled into the garden...

Jumanji

The game under the tree looked like a hundred others Peters and Judy had at home. But they were bored and restless and, looking for something interesting to do, thought they'd...

Zathura Jumanji, Book 2

On the last page of the Caldecott-winning book Jumanji, young Danny Budwing is seen running after his brother, Walter, with a game tucked under his arm. Now twenty years later,...

An Interview With Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg is the author and illustrator of many celebrated children's books such as The Polar Express and Jumanji. In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets,...

Chris Van Allsburg's The Chronicles of Harris Burdick

Chris Van Allsburg sits with Madeline Cohen to discuss the short story collection The Chronicles of Harris Burdick. Jon Sczieszka joins the discussion and reads his contribution...