American children’s book author and illustrator best known for Jumanji and The Polar Express. He won two won two Caldecott Medals for his illustrations, in 1982 and 1986.
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|FULL NAME:||Chris Van Allsburg|
|BIRTH DATE:||June 18, 1949|
|BIRTHPLACE:||Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA|
|AGE:||71 years old|
Chris Van Allsburg is a Children’s Author. Chris was born in 1940s, in the middle of Baby Boomers Generation. He married Lisa Van Allsburg, and they had two daughters: Sophia and Anna. He studied sculpture at the University of Michigan and the Rhode Island School of Design and he opened his own sculpture studio before focusing on his writing.
DID YOU KNOW He was also a Caldecott runner-up in 1980 for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi.
FACT His story, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, which he wrote and illustrated, was the inspiration for “The House on Maple Street” by Stephen King.
Currently, Chris Van Allsburg is 71 years old. His next birthday is away. Chris will celebrate his 72nd birthday on a Saturday, June 18th. On the day of his birth, [Not available]. No song matches found. was the number 1 song on the Billboard 100. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on June 18, 1949. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Chris Van Allsburg’s zodiac sign is Gemini. Gemini ruling planet is Mercury. Those born under the zodiac sign of Pisces are expressive and quick-witted. Gemini represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless
Chris Van Allsburg was born in the Year of the Ox. The Ox is the second of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. Those born under this sign are persistent, simple, honest, and straightforward characteristics. They are talent leaders with strong faith, and strong devotion to work. This year is the Year of the Rat.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
Chris Van Allsburg is a 71 years old Children’s Author, who was born in June, in the Year of the Ox (1949) and is a Gemini. His life path number is 11. Chris’s birthstone is Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite and birth flower is Rose.
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