Featured books by
Chris Van Dusen
There's humor and drama to be found in the rhyming text and lively illustrations of Chris Van Dusen's books. Whether on a relaxing jaunt with a guy and his dog, meeting a small monarch, or bringing a large pink pig to life, the characters in these books will stay with readers long after the covers are closed.
Mr. Magee and his trusty dog Dee pack up for a camping trip and share a very funny, woodsy adventure. The tale unfolds in rhyme with comic illustrations to move it swiftly along.
With his dog, Dee, Mr. Magee goes out for a quiet day of boating. The excitement starts when an unexpected sea visitor wants to play. Rhyming text and color-filled illustrations tell the tale.
In Seussian rhyme and lively illustrations, Jack imagines and describes the car he will build — much better than the clunky family car!
Although King Hugo is just over 3 feet tall, his ego is enormous which makes his head swell. What can a monarch do when his head becomes as large as his ego — literally? Magic and a helpful lesson bring the king back in this funny rhyming tale.
In this rhyming adventure, Mr. Magee and his dog Dee learn to ski. They didn't expect to run into a very curious moose, however, which turns their outing a real cliffhanger!
Randy Riley saves the day when he — a scientifically talented but baseball-impaired boy — spots a fireball heading his town's way. The adventure comes to life in rhyming text and vivacious illustrations.
Initially frightened by the tiger and other circus animals when a ship wrecks nearby, the townsfolk befriend and ultimately help the animals avoid returning to the circus. Humor abounds in the rhyming text and detailed illustrations.
Books illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
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