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Zathura

Zathura

by Chris Van Allsburg Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
On the last page of the Caldecott-winning book Jumanji, young Danny Budwing is seen running after his brother, Walter, with a game tucked under his arm. Now after twenty years, Chris Van Allsburg is ready to reveal what happens when Danny and Walter roll the dice. This time the name of the game is Zathura and the battling Budwing boys are in for the ride of their lives. Zathura unleashes intergalactic challenges that require even the quarreling Budwing brothers to work as a team. Zathura hit bestseller lists when it was first published in 2002 and it's sure to visit them again this fall, along with an exciting selection of six movie tie-in editions when Zathura blasts into movie theatres nationwide!
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
3.7
Lexile Measure
540L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

Chris Van Allsburg Two-time Caldecott winner Chris Van Allsburg is the author and illustrator of several books, including The Polar Express and Jumanji .
Chris Van Allsburg Two-time Caldecott winner Chris Van Allsburg is the author and illustrator of several books, including The Polar Express and Jumanji .

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