This 9 slide powerpoint is a great kick-off to any Chris Van Allsburg study. The slides tell a little bit of background about the author and include some student questioning. Information about Van Allsburg's most well known books, as well as a slide about Fritz, the little dog he includes in each book, is found on the slides. A slide on where to find Van Allsburg's books in the library is also included.
Animations have been added for ease of presenting this powerpoint. The powerpoint is completely editable as well so you can customize your presentation to your own classroom needs.