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CASSETTE ONLY - The game under the tree looked like a hundred others Peters and Judy had at home. But they were bored and restless and, looking for something interesting to do, thought they'd give Jumanji a try. Little did they know when they unfolded its ordinary-looking playing board that they were about to be plunged into the most exciting and bizare adventure of their lives. In his second book for children, Chris Van Allsburg again explores the ever-shifting line between fantasy and reality with this story about a game that comes startingly to life.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published on October 4, 2011 by HMH Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0547608381
ISBN-13: 9780547608389
6 Book Reviews
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  • siameze22
    siameze22Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 4:54 pm55 stars
    Another great work by Chris Van Allsburgh, Jumanji is AWESOME!! I love the movie and I love the picture book!!
    • neon48Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 6:06 am
      I think this book was great. I loved how it gave so much detail on every animal. I also liked how they went on so many adventures.
      • super10
        super10Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:02 pm44 stars
        This was a amazing book. When I was reading it, I had to use all of my imagination to imagine the animals running all over the house. In this book, main characters Judy and Peter are expected to keep the house clean when their mother and father leave. Bored, they walk outside and stumble upon a game called Jumanji. Expecting it to be nothing they read the rules. You can guarantee that they got more than they expected. I really liked this book because of how it made the game actually come to life. I do wish they could have wrote a sequel, because that would have made me the happiest kid in the world!
        • serioussam48
          serioussam48Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 6:34 am55 stars
          it was a cool book but I like the movie more because it was cool and the guy was skarie and werd to and i was haveing the time of my live.
          • Haley OlsonWednesday, January 29, 2014 at 4:34 pm
            I thought this book was great! The illustrations really bring the book to life and it is very action packed. I think children of all ages will love this story.
            • mlawesome
              mlawesomeSaturday, December 22, 2012 at 8:54 am55 stars
              Really good