The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: 14 Amazing Authors Tell the Tales by Jules Feiffer, Lois Lowry, Louis Sachar, Kate DiCamillo, Cory Doctorow, Lemony Snicket, M.T. Anderson, Gregory Maguire, Jon Scieszka, Linda Sue Park, Walter Dean Myers, Stephen King, Chris Van Allsburg, Tabitha King, Sherman Alexie

221 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction childrens fantasy short stories reflective fast-paced


Who is Harris Burdick?For more than twenty-five years, readers have been puzzling over the illustrations by this enigmatic artist. Thousands of children have been inspired to weave their own stories to go with his intriguingly titled pictures. And...

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mysterious 100%
adventurous 75%
challenging 50%
dark 50%
emotional 50%
funny 25%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 25%
relaxing 25%
sad 25%
tense 25%


fast 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

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