The Wreck of the Zephyr
At the edge of a cliff lies the wreck of a small sailboat. How did it get there? "Waves carried it up in a storm," says an old sailor. But is it possible that waves could ever get that high? There is another story -- the story of a boy and his obsessive desire to be the greatest sailor, the story of a storm that carried the boy and his boat to a place where boats glide like gulls high above the water and not upon it. Chris Van Allsburg tells that story of the boy and his boat, the Zephyr, in words and haunting, full-color pastel paintings. His sailboats sail the night sky with the stars in pictures so vivid that the reader can almost hear the wind in the sails. Here is a work of unusual artistry that will enchant readers of all ages for many years to come.
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Review: The Wreck of the ZephyrUser Review - Nessie - Goodreads
I loved this book as a kid and read it many times. I believe it's still on the shelf at home. The illustrations are beautiful and interesting. Read full review
Review: The Wreck of the ZephyrUser Review - Rainey - Goodreads
Every time I happen upon a work by Van Allsburg that I have not yet discovered, I bounce with excitement. Each page carries the reader through a world of possibilities and beauty. Zephyr was no exception. Read full review
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Teacher's Guide for The Wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg
One is struck immediately by the rendering of light in Chris Van Allsburg's illustrations in The Wreck of the Zephyr. From the late-afternoon glow when the ...
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mhschool: The Wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg
The Wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg. Cultural Perspectives. Sailing Ships. Cultural Perspectives. From the Student Web Page ...
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The Wreck of the Zephyr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Wreck of the Zephyr is a children's book written and illustrated by the American author Chris Van Allsburg, first published by Houghton Mifflin in March ...
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The Wreck of the Zephyr Teacher's Guide printable (K - 3 ...
Consider the use of voice and the idea of ambiguity with your class as students read Chris Van Allsburg's The Wreck of the Zephyr.
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The Wreck of the Zephyr, The Wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg. A boy's ambition to be the greatest sailor in the world brings him to ruin when he ...
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Chris Van Allsburg @Web English Teacher
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The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg - Book Review
Children who love magic and mysteries will also love Van Allsburg's The Wreck of the Zephyr. Two other original and unusual books about transformations are ...
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Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
In The Garden of Abdul Gasazi (Houghton, 1979 ISBN 0-395-27804-X) and The Wreck of the Zephyr (Houghton, 1983 ISBN 0-395-33075-0), he uses the same idea of ...
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THE WRECK OF THE ZEPHYR, Written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. ... There is a new richness of color in ''The Wreck of the Zephyr,'' and some of the ...
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