After being trapped in a jungle board game for 25 years, a man is released by two children who discover the game. The game must be finished, and the man is forced to save his town from the deadly creatures that have followed him. This book ties in with a film starring Robin Williams.
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"A beautiful simplicity of design, balance, texture, and a subtle intelligence beyond the call of illustration." ( New York Times)
"A potent vision that lingers on and on" ( Booklist, starred review)
"Illustrated by fabulously realistic drawings of surreal adventures, pictures that are so infinitely detailed in three dimensions that they appear to move, breathe, and make sounds." ( Publishers Weekly)
"The illustrations are first class precise draughtsmanship with extraordinary imagery" ( The School Librarian)
Bestselling Caldecott Medal winning, Chris Van Allsburg explores the ever-shifting line between fantasy and reality with this story about a game that comes startlingly to life.
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Book Description Puffin, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140380213