Ben's Dream

Ben's Dream

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by Chris Van Allsburg
     
 

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On a terrifically rainy day, Ben has a dream in which he and his house float by the monuments of the world, half submerged in flood-water.

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On a terrifically rainy day, Ben has a dream in which he and his house float by the monuments of the world, half submerged in flood-water.

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"The story idea, so economically carried out in the text, is illustrated in the artist's meticulous drawings, marvels of symbolism, reality, imagination, and perspective." Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395320846
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/28/1982
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
550,032
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
370L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

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 was nominated for a National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg is a former instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design.


Brief Biography

Hometown:
Providence, Rhode Island
Date of Birth:
June 18, 1949
Place of Birth:
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Education:
University of Michigan College of Architecture & Design, 1972; Rhode Island School of Design, MFA, 1975
Website:
http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com

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