Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition
A 30th anniversary gift edition to celebrate the magic of Jumanji! Thirty years ago, Peter and Judy first found the game—Jumanji—with the instructions that once the game is started, it must be finished or it will go on forever—and thirty years ago, with this same wonderment, readers found... show more
A 30th anniversary gift edition to celebrate the magic of Jumanji! Thirty years ago, Peter and Judy first found the game—Jumanji—with the instructions that once the game is started, it must be finished or it will go on forever—and thirty years ago, with this same wonderment, readers found Jumanji, too.Since its original publication, Jumanji has been honored with many awards, including the Caldecott Medal, and in 1996, the surreal story was adapted to fit the big screen.This special anniversary edition of Jumanji contains a CD of the renowned actor Robin Williams reading the timeless tale.
Publish date: October 4th 2011
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Media Tie In
, Picture Books
I generally like Van Allsburg's books, but Jumanji didn't really capture me. I wanted more illustrations and more page turns to build tension and suspense rather than having each turn play out in one spread. The story is still good. I just think it could have been more effective if the book were for...
Genre: Animal / Drama / Suspense / Toys / Magic Year Published: 1981 Year Read: 1998 “Jumanji” is a Caldecott Award- winning book by Chris Van Allsburg and is the most popular children’s book out of all of his books. In this story, two children, Peter and Judy, discover a strange looking board...
My 8-year-old, now in 3rd grade, has been raving about this book for about a week. He scored 100% on the test at school on this one, and really wanted his brother to read it. I told him I had seen a movie with this title several years ago. It was ok, but nothing I'd want to see twice. So... he ...
Loved the book. Not a tremendous fan of the movie due to Robin Williams.
This was so much better than the movie! Love the black and white illustrations.