Author: Chris Van Allsburg
Illustrator: Chris Van Allsburg
VAN ALLSBURG, Chris. Zathura. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. 4to, pp. Black quarter cloth with navy boards stamped decoratively in silver. Black endpapers; b&w illustrations on nearly every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Van Allsburg, and dated the year of publication.
First edition. Chris Van Allsburg’s imaginative sequel to his Caldecott Medal-winning classic, Jumanji. Two boys are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurled through space. The basis for the 2005 feature film directed by Jon Favreau and starring Tim Robbins, Josh Hutcherson, and Kristen Stewart.