The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

by Chris Van Allsburg

Fourteen 9⅜" x 7⅝" black and white pencil drawings employ light, shadow... read more

Fourteen 9⅜" x 7⅝" black and white pencil drawings employ light, shadow and perspective to capture one instant in "stories" for which only titles and captions are provided by the fictional Mr. Burdick. Readers will create beginnings and/or resolutions for these whimsical, provocative story glimpses. Beautifully printed and bound, this unusual book elicits responses according to the imagination of each person who turns its pages. (Age 5 and older)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1984

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