The Wreck of the Zephyr Chris Van Allsburg

The Wreck of the Zephyr

Author: Chris Van Allsburg
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Book Title
The Wreck of the Zephyr
Author
Chris Van Allsburg
ISBN
9780544050051
In 1983, beloved Caldecott-winning illustrator, Chris Van Allsburg, first invited readers to peer over the edge of a cliff to consider the wreck of a small sailboat. Had a churning sea carried the Zephyr up in a storm? Could waves ever have been so impossibly high? And what of the boy who had believed--dared to chase the wind--no matter where it lead?The winds have shifted once again and you're invited back to the wreck of the Zephyr, to hear the story of the boy and his obsession to become the world's greatest sailor, and a storm that carried them to a place where boats sail on the wind, instead of on the water.Told in spare text and haunting, full-color pastels, Chris Van Allsburg's spectral sailboats once again take impossbile flight. In illustrations so vivid one can feel the whisper of wind and hear the flutter of canvas, depart this world for another to entertain the marvelous possibility of dreams.This 30th anniversary gift edition includes a bonus digital audio file to download, read by Chris Van Allsburg, and a stunning new jacket Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Chris Van AllsburgPublisher: Houghton MifflinPublished: 11/05/2013ISBN: 9780544050051Pages: 32Weight: 1.04lbsSize: 9.26h x 11.30w x 0.45dReview Citations: Audio File 02/01/2015 pg. 65 - Exceptional PresentationAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 6250 / Wreck of the ZephyrReading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

In 1983, beloved Caldecott-winning illustrator, Chris Van Allsburg, first invited readers to peer over the edge of a cliff to consider the wreck of a small sailboat. Had a churning sea carried the Zephyr up in a storm? Could waves ever have been so impossibly high? And what of the boy who had believed--dared to chase the wind--no matter where it lead?

The winds have shifted once again and you're invited back to the wreck of the Zephyr, to hear the story of the boy and his obsession to become the world's greatest sailor, and a storm that carried them to a place where boats sail on the wind, instead of on the water.

Told in spare text and haunting, full-color pastels, Chris Van Allsburg's spectral sailboats once again take impossbile flight. In illustrations so vivid one can feel the whisper of wind and hear the flutter of canvas, depart this world for another to entertain the marvelous possibility of dreams.

This 30th anniversary gift edition includes a bonus digital audio file to download, read by Chris Van Allsburg, and a stunning new jacket



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Chris Van Allsburg
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Published: 11/05/2013
ISBN: 9780544050051
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.04lbs
Size: 9.26h x 11.30w x 0.45d

Review Citations: Audio File 02/01/2015 pg. 65 - Exceptional Presentation

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 6250 / Wreck of the Zephyr
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

In 1983, beloved Caldecott-winning illustrator, Chris Van Allsburg, first invited readers to peer over the edge of a cliff to consider the wreck of a small sailboat. Had a churning sea carried the Zephyr up in a storm? Could waves ever have been so impossibly high? And what of the boy who had believed--dared to chase the wind--no matter where it lead?

The winds have shifted once again and you're invited back to the wreck of the Zephyr, to hear the story of the boy and his obsession to become the world's greatest sailor, and a storm that carried them to a place where boats sail on the wind, instead of on the water.

Told in spare text and haunting, full-color pastels, Chris Van Allsburg's spectral sailboats once again take impossbile flight. In illustrations so vivid one can feel the whisper of wind and hear the flutter of canvas, depart this world for another to entertain the marvelous possibility of dreams.

This 30th anniversary gift edition includes a bonus digital audio file to download, read by Chris Van Allsburg, and a stunning new jacket



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Chris Van Allsburg
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Published: 11/05/2013
ISBN: 9780544050051
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.04lbs
Size: 9.26h x 11.30w x 0.45d

Review Citations: Audio File 02/01/2015 pg. 65 - Exceptional Presentation

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 6250 / Wreck of the Zephyr
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5