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JUST A DREAM by Chris Van Allsburg


By Chris Van Allsburg

ISBN: 395-53308-2
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Having littered, scoffed at a friend's newly planted tree, and failed to sort his trash, Walter dreams of a future buried in garbage, with even the Grand Canyon hidden by smog. No enigmatic subtext here, just the unabashed message--and Van Allsburg's lucid, powerfully composed art doing what it's supposed to: making graphic Pogo's plaint that "We have met the enemy and he is us."