Chronicles of Harris Burdick

by Linda Sue Park
illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
HMH Books, October 25, 2011
Language: English
Hardcover: 978-0547548104
192 pages, ages 10 and up

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick:
14 Amazing Authors Tell the Tales

For more than twenty-five years, the illustrations in the extraordinary Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg have intrigued and entertained readers of all ages. Thousands of children have been inspired to weave their own stories to go with these enigmatic pictures. Now we’ve asked some of our very best storytellers to spin the tales. Enter The Chronicles of Harris Burdick to gather this incredible compendium of stories: mysterious, funny, creepy, poignant, these are tales you won’t soon forget.

This inspired collection of short stories features many remarkable, best-selling authors in the worlds of both adult and children’s literature: Sherman Alexie, M.T. Anderson, Kate DiCamillo, Cory Doctorow, Jules Feiffer, Stephen King, Tabitha King, Lois Lowry, Gregory Maguire, Walter Dean Myers, Linda Sue Park, Louis Sachar, Jon Scieszka, Lemony Snicket, and Chris Van Allsburg himself.”

Visit The Chronicles of Harris Burdick website for a terrific video and more …

Reviews

“This star-studded exercise in creative writing tests the wits of favorite authors and shows readers how even the big shots hone their craft.”

—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Engaging, with strokes of brilliance.”

—Kirkus Reviews

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