The Polar Express (Hardcover)

By Chris Van Allsburg, Liam Neeson (Read by)

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 9780618077366, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2000

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover, Spanish (3/1/1994)
Audio Cassette (10/1/1989)
Hardcover (10/28/1985)
Hardcover (10/1/2005)
Hardcover, Chinese (11/1/2004)
Paperback, Vietnamese (4/7/2016)

List Price: 25.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Since its publication in 1985, Chris Van Allsburg’s holiday classic has sold more than four million copies and has come to signify the essential spirit of Christmas for countless readers. Now, in celebration of its fifteenth anniversary, THE POLAR EXPRESS is available in a deluxe gift set, beautifully packaged and featuring a dramatic new reading of the timeless tale. The set includes a hardcover copy of the Caldecott Award–winning book, recordings of the story on both cassette and compact disc, and a commemorative ornament designed by Chris Van Allsburg. Readers young and old are sure to treasure this inspiring book, which brings to life the magic of Christmas for all who believe.

Praise For The Polar Express

“Even the most hardened Santa doubters might find in THE POLAR EXPRESS the faith to believe again.”

American Bookseller

“A publishing phenomenon — an established picture-book classic.”

The New York Times