"His disappearance is not the only mystery left behind. What were the stories that went with these drawings? Who is Harris Burdick? And how was he going to finish his stories? Chris Van Allsburg presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story.
Chris Van Allsburg talked to Nikki Gamble about his approach to illustration, making new discoveries and the challenges of adaptation from picturebook to film.