This is a collection of sites about author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg. Includes biographical information and suggested classroom activities to go along with his books: “The Polar Express,” “Jumanji,” “The Garden of Abdul Gazisi,” “The Mysteries of Harris Burdick,” and “The Z was Zapped.”
These sites cover U.S. Christmas traditions, including Santa, stockings, Christmas trees, and the story of Jesus. Listen to Christmas music online, e-mail Santa, and play interactive games and quizzes. Includes text of the famous letter, "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa" and "Twas the Night Before Christmas."