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Children's Book Author and Illustrator Chris Van Allsburg.

Children's book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg. His book The Polar Express a fable about a little boy who meets Santa Claus was/is a bestseller. It was written ten years ago, and each year at Christmas it's a big favorite. His new book is Bad Day At Riverbend (Houghton Mifflin). His book Jumanji (published in 1981) has been made into a new movie starring Robin Williams. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on December 14, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 14, 1995: Interview with Evelyn Glennie; Interview with Chis Van Allsburg; Review of the film "Heat."


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