The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

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Andersen Press, 2011 - Children's stories - 32 pages
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"His disappearance is not the only mystery left behind. What were the stories that went with these drawings? There are some clues..."

Who is Harris Burdick? Where did he disappear to? And how was he going to finish his stories?

Chris Van Allsburg presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story.

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User Review  - CasieBelaire - LibraryThing

The author, Chris Van Allsburg, tells a story of retired book publisher, Peter Wenders. Mr. Wenders was in his office one day when a man introduced himself as, Harris Burdick. This man said he had ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

A beautiful book which sparks the imagination. There are a collection of paintings with a single mysterious caption for each one. I think it would be wonderful to see what kind of stories kids could come up with for each illustration. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Chris van Allsburg lives in Providence, Rhode Island and lectures at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is a sculptor and artist.

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