Just a Dream (Paperback)

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Walter is a litterbug who does not appreciate the beauty of nature, or understand his role in keeping the planet healthy . . . until a fantastic journey shows him the tragic fate that could befall Earth if humans like him are not more careful. Are Walter's actions really helping his planet along the road to destruction, or is it all just a dream?Chris Van Allsburg's classic story of environmental responsibility is now available in this special paperback edition with french flaps.

About the Author

CHRIS VAN ALLSBURGis the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the recipient of the Caldecott Honor 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. 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."

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780547520261
ISBN-10: 0547520263
Publisher: Hmh Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: March 7th, 2011
Pages: 48
Language: English