Mysteries of Harris Burdick

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Book Information

Reader Personality Type
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1984
Curriculum
Language Arts Curriculum

What sort of story will you tell?  Fourteen black and white drawings each accompanied by a title and a single line of text create the setting and the first line for the story that you will tell as you take adventure in hand with the turn of each page.  

In 2011 fourteen well-known authors took a page and wrote the story from their imaginations.  That book is THE CHRONICLES OF HARRIS BURDICK: FOURTEEN AMAZING AUTHORS TELL THE TALES with an Introduction by Lemony Snicket.  Try your hand at the stories and then find the CHRONICLES and see what the pros did.

 32 pages  For readers 5-9  978-0395353936

Recommended by:  Barb

Editor's Note: Here is the list of titles for the fourteen pictures that make up the mysteries.

  • Archie Smith, Boy Wonder
  • Uninvited Guest
  • The House on Maple Street
  • Missing in Venice
  • Under the Rug
  • The Harp
  • A Strange Day in July
  • Another Time, Another Place
  • Mr Linden's Library
  • The Seven Chairs
  • The 3rd Floor Bedroom
  • Just Desert
  • Captain Tory
  • Oscar and Alphonse

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