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Ben's Dream

  1. 1. <ul><li>Throughout this PowerPoint you will see the monuments drawn from Chris Van Allsburg’s book. Then you will see a page of information on the monument, and on the final page there will be other places to visit if you went to that monument. We have also included an Earthgoogle image. The last page of the PowerPoint has other monuments of interest, but are not included in the book. </li></ul>
  2. 2. A Tribute to Ben’s Dream
  3. 3. Places to Visit <ul><li>Statue of Liberty </li></ul><ul><li>Big Ben </li></ul><ul><li>The Eiffel Tower </li></ul><ul><li>The Leaning Tower of Pisa </li></ul><ul><li>The Parthenon </li></ul><ul><li>The Sphinx </li></ul><ul><li>St. Basil </li></ul><ul><li>The Taj Mahal </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Wall of China </li></ul><ul><li> Mount Rushmore </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chris Van Allsburg was born on June 18 th , 1949.
  5. 5. New York, New York 10004. The address of the Statue of liberty is Liberty Island. The admission to the Statue of Liberty is free, but to get to it tourists have to take a ferry which cost $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens, $3 for children 3-17, and children ages under 3 are free. http://
  6. 6. <ul><li>American Girl Store </li></ul><ul><li>Empire State Building </li></ul><ul><li>Brooklyn Bridge </li></ul><ul><li> Rockefeller Plaza </li></ul><ul><li> A Broadway show </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chris Van Allsburg won two Caldecott medals for Jumanji and the Polar Express . Jumanji also became a popular film in 1996.
  8. 8. Parliament Square, Bridge Street, London, SW1A 2NE The admission is free if you want to get into Big Ben . http://
  9. 9. <ul><li>British Museum </li></ul><ul><li>London restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels near Big Ben </li></ul><ul><li>Big Ben guide in London </li></ul><ul><li>Places of interest </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ben’s Dream Carries Through When Chris was a youngster, his favorite time at school was when he had art class, which was only two days a week.
  11. 11. The cost to go to in the Eiffel Tower is $32.00. Tour Eiffel Champ de Mars F-75007 Paris France
  12. 12. Places to Visit <ul><li>Seine River </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel Plaza Anthènèe </li></ul><ul><li>Churches </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday Inn </li></ul><ul><li>Hop On Hop Off Double-Decker Bus </li></ul>
  13. 13. Chris Van Allsburg’s interests and talents seemed to be more in the area of math and science.
  14. 14. Address: Campo dei Miracoli Pisa 56100 Italy Admission not available.
  15. 15. <ul><li>The Colosseum in Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Pompeii under Mount Vesuvius </li></ul><ul><li>Piazza Castello </li></ul><ul><li>Campo del Miracoli </li></ul><ul><li>Pantheon of Rome </li></ul>
  16. 16. In 1975 Chris Van Allsburg married Lisa Morrison. Chris and Lisa had a child in 1991, and they named her Sophia. Then in 1995 they had another child named Anna. Chris has four people in his family.
  17. 17. Admission: Members free; Adults - $5.00; Children 4-17 - $2.50 (under 4 free); Seniors 62+ - $2.50. The Parthenon is located on Acropolis. An Acropolis is a fortified hill.
  18. 18. The Acropolis in Athens, Greece Lycavitos Hill The Glyfada Beach The Plaka Restaurant Athens Riviera Athens Riviera
  19. 19. In college, Chris Van Allsburg was particularly taken with sculpture. When he graduated from the University of Michigan, he enrolled at the Rhode Island School of Design.
  20. 20. Located at the Giza plateau, Cairo, Egypt. It is $3.50 to enter the Giza Necropolis and $7.00 to go to the pyramids and the Giza Necropolis. $3.50 in Egypt is $.63 in the U.S. $7.00 in Egypt is $1.26 in the U.S.
  21. 21. <ul><li>Giza Pyramids </li></ul><ul><li>Aswan </li></ul><ul><li>Luxor </li></ul><ul><li>Red Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Alexandria’s Sunken Treasures </li></ul>
  22. 22. Chris Van Allsburg won the Randolph Caldecott award in 1982 and in 1986.
  23. 23. St. Basil is built on the edge of Red Square between 1555 and 1561.'s_Cathedral Open on Wednesday - Monday 11am – 5:30pm, closed Tuesday.
  24. 24. CAFÉ PUSHKIN Hotel Other things to do
  25. 25. Chris Van Allsburg’s interest was in Math and Science.
  26. 26. A trip to the Taj Mahal costs 1.000124 dollars.
  27. 27. Places to Visit Akbar’s Tomb Agra Fort, Agra Fatehpur Sikri Itmad-ud Tomb Bhartpur Sanctuary
  28. 28. Chris Van Allsburg’s favorite books to write was “ The Stranger” “Just a Dream” and “Jumanji”.
  29. 29. The Great Wall of China runs through China. Admission is $180.00 for a family.
  30. 30. Place to eat at the Great Wall of China Were to visit when your at Great Wall of China Sleep on the Great Wall of China Quality food in China
  31. 31. Ben’s Dream Proceeds
  32. 32. It cost $10.00 to park in your car or rv per day. You could pay with cash, travelers check, or local check. You would have to get to Mt. Rushmore by plane or car. It is located on Highway 244 [Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway]
  33. 33. <ul><li>Bear Country </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Rushmore National Memorial </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln Borglum Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. Rushmore Dining </li></ul><ul><li>American History on Mt. Rushmore </li></ul>
  34. 34. Other Chris Van Allsburg books
  35. 35. <ul><li>Chris Van Allsberg’s first book was </li></ul><ul><li>The Garden of Abdul Gasazi and the rest of his books were, </li></ul><ul><li>Jumanji </li></ul><ul><li>Ben’s Dream </li></ul><ul><li>The Wreck of the Zephyr </li></ul><ul><li>The Mysteries of Harris Burdick </li></ul><ul><li>The Polar Express </li></ul><ul><li>The Stranger </li></ul><ul><li>The Z was Zapped </li></ul><ul><li>Two Bad Ants </li></ul><ul><li>Swan Lake </li></ul><ul><li>Just a Dream </li></ul><ul><li>The Wretched Stone </li></ul><ul><li>The Widows Broom </li></ul><ul><li>The Sweetest Fig </li></ul><ul><li>The Veils of Snow </li></ul><ul><li>The Mysteries of Harris Burdick [Portfolio Edition] </li></ul><ul><li>Bad Day at Riverbed </li></ul><ul><li>A city in winter </li></ul><ul><li>Zathura </li></ul><ul><li>Probuditi! </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>The Garden of Abdul Gasazi </li></ul><ul><li>Jamanji </li></ul><ul><li>Ben’s Dream </li></ul><ul><li>The Wreck of the Zephyr </li></ul><ul><li>The Mysteries of Harris Burdick </li></ul><ul><li>The Polar Express </li></ul><ul><li>The Stranger </li></ul><ul><li>The Z Was Zapped </li></ul><ul><li>Two Bad Ants </li></ul><ul><li>Swan Lake </li></ul><ul><li>Just A Dream </li></ul><ul><li>The Wretched Stone </li></ul><ul><li>The Widow’s Broom </li></ul><ul><li>The Sweetest Twig </li></ul><ul><li>The Veil of Snow </li></ul><ul><li>The Mysteries of Harris Burdick </li></ul><ul><li>Bad Day at Riverbend </li></ul><ul><li>A City in Winter </li></ul><ul><li>Zathura </li></ul><ul><li>Probuditi! </li></ul>
  37. 37. The Seattle Needle Where at Hollywood The Tampa Bay Arch The Miami Beach Liberty Bell Philadelphia