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    • The Polar Express and Dr. Seuss's Gertrude

    • By: Chris Van Allsburg, Theodor Seuss Geisel, Rob Kapilow
    • Narrated by: Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard, Olivia Lombardi
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Original Recording
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 25
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    Two of the most famous and iconic children's classics are turned into a musical extravaganza by composer Rob Kapilow, one of the most successful and most performed composers on the planet. He is joined by international superstars Nathan Gunn, who sings Polar Express, and Isabel Leonard, who sings Dr. Seuss' Gertrude McFuzz.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not the audiobook

    • By pattigirl on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Jumanji

    • By: Chris Van Allsburg
    • Narrated by: An Ensemble Cast
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    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 give Jumanji a try. Little did they know when they unfolded its ordinary-looking playing board that they were about to be plunged into the most exciting and bizarre adventure of their lives. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic story

    • By Danny Cartagena on 10-29-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Chronicles of Harris Burdick

    • Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales - with an Introduction by Lemony Snicket
    • By: Chris Van Allsburg
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Christopher Lane, Luke Daniels
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For more than 25 years, readers have been puzzling over the illustrations by this enigmatic artist. Thousands of children have been inspired to weave their own stories to go with his intriguingly titled pictures. And now, some of our most imaginative storytellers attempt to solve the perplexing mysteries of Harris Burdick.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Zathura

    • By: Chris Van Allsburg
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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 20 years later, Chris Van Allsburg is ready to reveal what happened when Danny and Walter rolled the dice. This time the name of the game is Zathura, and the battling Budwing boys are in for the ride of their lives. Soon Zathura unleashes intergalactic challenges that require the quarreling brothers to learn how to work together as a team. 

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Queen of the Falls

    • By: Chris Van Allsburg
    • Narrated by: Angela Goethals
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The New York Times best-selling author of Jumanji and The Polar Express, Chris Van Allsburg has garnered the National Book Award, multiple Caldecott Medals, and the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children’s literature. Queen of the Falls highlights the death-defying attempt of 62-year-old former charm school teacher Annie Edson Taylor to be the first woman to survive the perilous plunge over Niagara Falls.

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Chris Van Allsburg's The Chronicles of Harris Burdick

    • By: Chris Van Allsburg
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    The winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, talks about a new short story collection in which skilled storytellers such as Kate DiCamillo, Stephen King and Sherman Alexie spin imaginative tales inspired by the original illustrations from his 1984 wordless classic, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. Story contributor Jon Scieszka joins the conversation and performs his story "Under the Rug".

    Regular price: $4.87