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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 3,787 Ratings and 565 Reviews

Book Description
Since its publication in 1984, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick has stimulated the minds of readers of all ages and backgrounds. Now the original fourteen drawings are available in a large portfolio edition of loose sheets. In addition, a newly discovered fifteenth drawing, titled The Youngest Magician, has been added, as well as an updated introduction by the author. The puzzles of these mysteriou... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingPaperback (11 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages16
Publication Date10/28/1996
The Creators
About Chris Van Allsburg (Author) : Chris Van Allsburg is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Chris Van Allsburg include Widows Broom, Jumanji, Over Rainbows and Down Rabbit Holes:... more
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8/1/2012 Nancy Mauerman tagged as: I recommend

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9/6/2011 Francesca Amari Sajtar said: Out in October, 2011 - The CHRONICLES of Harris Burdick, with 14 YA authors writing short stories based on the original illustrations.
tags: I recommend, I'm reading, I read, Inspired me

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8/15/2011 Karen Reczuch said: This man's art simply amazes me - I love how it can be dark and menacing, yet still deliciously inviting. This book in particular inspired me to include pencil drawings in my portfolio when I first went looking for contracts - which landed me my first book.
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7/23/2011 Tiffany Turrill tagged as: Inspired me

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10/24/2008 D.M. Cunningham said: This is an incredible inspiration for writers. Great spring board for stories. The art is AMAZING!
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2/15/2008 Andy J Smith said:
What a great spark for imagination! Unlike Harry Potter, Burdick doesn't just fill in the blanks FOR YOU. Children (and oldies) will love this book and where their imaginations will take them after reading EACH page. There is not cohesive, tied-together narrative here; Only separate illustrations... more

tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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9/12/2007 Eric Orchard tagged as: Inspired me

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