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StartingChris started writing books when he 30 years old.

Birth He was born in Grand Rapids Michigan on June 18 1949.

Dream Chris Van Allsburg's dream was to become an architect.

One of the public's most liked book is Jumanji, a jungle adventure .The author is very detailed.

SchoolChris Van Allsburg did very well in school . He went to junior and senior high school in East Grand Rapids close to where he was born.

FamilyChris lives with his wife and two dauhgters. His daughter's names are Sophie and Anna. His wife's name is Lisa. He likes to entertain his family.

AwardsChris won many awards but his first one was for the book The Garden of Abdul Gasazi . He won the Cadlecot medal.

A Special friendChris Van Allsburg always has a dog in his book. He does that because he had a dog of his own that died. That's the only way he remebers his dog.

Chris Van Allsburg

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The public bothered Chris for many years to write a sequel for Jumanji. He did and the book's name was Zathura.

Chris Van Allsburg grew up in a farm where his dad ran a diary.

Lesson In the story Just a Dream Mr. Allsburg's lesson to kids was what you do in the present effects the future.

GenreChris most likely writes the genre fantasy because there is magic in his stories. But in one book he wrote science fiction.

Chris Van Allburg



  • sn498ak 9 years ago

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    i like how its neat and clean not all togerther and messy