Harris Burdick http://nhpr.org en The inspiring and mysterious drawings of Harris Burdick http://nhpr.org/post/inspiring-and-mysterious-drawings-harris-burdick <p>For more than twenty-five years, readers have puzzled over the mysterious Harris Burdick. Here’s the legend: a man walks into a publishing house and drops off a set of 14 drawings…each with a tantalizing caption. He promises to return the next day with stories to accompany them, but is never seen again. Chris Van Allsburg, the author and illustrator of “The Polar Express” and “Jumanji” tells us more about the history of the mysterious drawings, and some of the creations they’ve inspired, which are collected in “The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: 14 Amazing Authors Tell The Tales” .</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:50:13 +0000 Virginia Prescott 800 at http://nhpr.org The inspiring and mysterious drawings of Harris Burdick