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Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: "When I'm not drawing, I enjoy taking walks and going to museums. I play tennis a few times a week, like to sail—although I have fewer opportunities to do it now I used to have more friends with boats. I read quite a lot. Artist; author and illustrator of children's books. Several of Van Allsburg's books have been adapted for audio cassette.
Chris Van Allsburg. About Chris · Books · Other Works · Videos · News and Tours · Home. "The idea of the extraordinary happening in the context. of the ordinary.
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Sign in. He has been married to Lisa Van Allsburg since They have two children. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! IMDb More.
Chris Van Allsburg is the author and illustrator of many celebrated children's books such as The Polar Express and Jumanji. In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets, Chris Van Allsburg talks about his big breakthrough, his books, and their transformation into movies. You can watch the interview below, view the interview transcript , read a short biography on Chris Van Allsburg, or see a selected list of his children's books. This video is also available on YouTube and iTunes. Chris Van Allsburg still seems surprised by his own success. As a sculptor who began drawing as a hobby, Van Allsburg never expected to find himself in the national spotlight.
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