by Chris Van Allsburg

In this 25th anniversary edition of Just a Dream, travel with young Walter on a fantastical adventure as he travels—by way of his bed—into a polluted dreamscape world that wakes him up to a more eco-friendly way to live. Chris Van Allsburg's pitch-perfect narrative, paired with his full-color pastel illustrations, renders this picture book a story that has stood the test of time. This anniversary edition includes bonus downloadable audio, read by Chris Van Allsburg and a stunning new jacket!

"Van Allsburg reaches a new pinnacle of excellence in both illustration and storytelling . . . His fable builds to an urgent plea for action as it sends a rousing message of hope."—Publishers Weekly

Just a Dream 25th Anniversary Edition

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  • 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 won the National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg was formerly an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children

  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Publication date: 3/10/2015

    Edition description: Anniversary

    Pages: 48

    Age range: 4 - 8 Years


    - Nature & the Natural World | General

    - Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Values - Bedtime & Dreams

    - Imagination & Play - Fantasy & Magic - Environmental protection

    - Pollution - Dreams - Holiday | Earth Day