Chris Van Allsburg
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Chris Van Allsburg


Chris Van Allsburg was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Jumanji and The Polar Express, and received a Caldecott Honor for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. The author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, he has also been awarded the National Book Award and the Regina Medal, for lifetime achievement in children's literature. Visit his website at

From the dust jacket of Queen of the Falls


CoverTitleAuthorPublication date
Queen of the Falls Queen of the Falls Chris Van Allsburg 2011