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Stranger, The [Hardcover]

Chris Van Allsburg
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  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (28 Oct 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0395423317
  • ISBN-13: 978-0395423318
  • Product Dimensions: 24.5 x 26.5 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 185,518 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Chris van Allsburg lives in Providence, Rhode Island and lectures at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is a sculptor and artist, and twice winner of the Caldecott Medal, first for Jumanji, and then for The Polar Express.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Highly unusual picture book 6 Mar 1998
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Format:Hardcover
I was introduced to Mr. Van Allsberg's books when I was young-- my father loved the illustrations and sparked my fascination with these picture books. What I love about "The Stranger" is that, unlike so many other children's books that tell simple stories in a very linear fashion with easily identifiable morals and characters, this book is elusive and enigmatic. Like "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick" it is concerned with leaving loose ends so that the reader can tie it together on his/her own. I, aged 21, find this story stimulating and fascinating and think it is a wonderful eye opener in the world of children's books, a book that haunts with gorgeous images and unique storytelling.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Bought for my wife 3 Dec 2012
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
My wife is a school teacher and has used this and the related websites for many of her recent lessons. She speaks very highly of it and says it's one of the best books she's come across in over 30 years of teaching.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous book 3 May 2011
By SChubb
Format:Hardcover
A fascinating book which leaves many questions unanswered. The illustrations are excellent and the prose beautifully written. This book will appeal to all ages.
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