Jumanji
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Thirty years ago, Peter and Judy first found the game - Jumanji - with the instructions that once the game is started, it must be finished or it will go on forever - and thirty years ago, with this same wonderment, readers found Jumanji, too. Since its original publication, "Jumanji" has been honoured with many awards, including the Caldecott Medal, and in 1996, the surreal story was adapted to fit the big screen. This special anniversary edition of "Jumanji" contains a CD of the renowned actor Robin Williams reading the timeless tale.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Mixed media product | 32 pages
  • 254 x 281.94 x 15.24mm | 521.63g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 30th
  • illustrations throughout
  • 0547608381
  • 9780547608389
  • 70,544

Review quote

"Mr. Van Allsburg's illustrations have a beautiful simplicity of design, balance, texture, and a subtle intelligence beyond the call of illustration." The New York Timesshow more

About Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the recipient of a Caldecott Honor Book for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. The author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, he has also been awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 1982, Jumanji won the National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg was formerly an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children.show more