The Polar Express with CD

By Chris Van Allsburg
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780395389492, 32pp.)

Publication Date: January 1995

Other Editions of This Title: Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover

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A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa.

About the Author

Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the recipient of a Caldecott Honor Book for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. The author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, he has also been awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children’s literature. In 1982, Jumanji won the National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg was formerly an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children.

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