The Mysteries of Harris Burdick is a 1984 picture book by the American author, Chris Van Allsburg consisting of a series of images, which were from Harris Burdick, a man who mysteriously disappeared. Each image is accompanied by a title and a single line of text, which compel readers to create their own stories.
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick [Chris Van Allsburg] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, entice readers to make up his or her own story.
himself as Harris Burdick. Mr. Burdick explained that he had written fourteen stories and had drawn many pictures for each one. He'd brought with him just one drawing from each story, to see if Wenders liked his work. Peter Wenders was fascinated by the drawings. He told Burdick he would like to read the stories that went ...
Chris Van Allsburg came across the pictures of Harris Burdick through a friend, Peter Wenders. Apparently, Burdick presented the pictures with their titles and captions to Wenders in hopes that Wenders would be interested in purchasing the stories that accompanied the illustrations. Wenders was intrigued by the pictures ...
Nov 1, 2011 ... The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg In 1984, Chris Van Allsburg gave us The Mysteries of Harris Burdick . These fourteen drawings, so the story goes, were brought to a children's book publisher by a man named Harris Burdick, along with titles and captions. Burdick promised to return the ...
Nov 6, 2011 ... Stephen King, Sherman Alexie, Lois Lowry, Walter Dean Myers and others contribute to "The Chronicle of Harris Burdick," an anthology of stories inspired by Van Allsburg's classic.