Illustrator Chris Van Allsburg
is a three time Caldecott winner and the creator of a number of classic children’s books, including Jumanji, The Polar Express
, and The Z Was Zapped
. In 1984, Van Allsburg drew The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
, a series of illustrations that hint at stories. Now 14 notable writers – Sherman Alexie, Jules Fieffer, Gregory Maguire among them—have written short stories to go with each illustration in The Chronicles of Harris Burdick
. [Broadcast Date: November 3, 2011]
Listen to The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg.
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