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Just a Dream

Van Allsburg, Chris

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ISBN 10: 0395533082 / ISBN 13: 9780395533086
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co., 1990
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Very good green boards in a very good minus dust jacket, rubbing chipping along the creases and top rear, not price clipped, in a mylar cover. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Walter dreams of a future Earth and the impact of humanity on the environment. Beautiful illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 000843

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Title: Just a Dream

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title


Young Walter litters and refuses to sort trash for recycling, until he dreams of an overcrowded and polluted future which terrifies him into taking care of the earth.

Book Details:

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Publication Date: 10/29/1990
  • Pages: 48
  • Reading Level: Age 4 and Up

About the Author:

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 was nominated for a National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg is a former instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Visit him at 

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