Writer and illustrator of ‘Jumanji’ in West Michigan

Posted at 4:12 AM, Dec 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-17 05:52:08-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Grand Rapids-native Chris Van Allsburg, thewriter and illustrator of the children's book 'Jumanji', was in West Michigan Saturday.

He was signing copies of the book at Schuler's Books in Grand Rapids.

"Well, it always feels great to come back to Grand Rapids," said Van Allsburg.

The signing comes as the 'Jumanji' movie gets ready to premiere in Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor this Tuesday.

All money raised from the premiere will go towards Hospice of Michigan.

Tickets are available here.