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The Polar Express Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

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Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole.Magical glowing double spread pictures . . . - GuardianEvocative, realist pastels and atmospheric text. - Sunday TimesA thrilling tale. - Independent

The Polar Express Summary

The Polar Express: Mini Edition by Chris Van Allsburg

Discover The Polar Express, a true Christmas classic, with this gifty, miniature hardback edition. Magical Guardian Evocative and atmospheric Sunday Times A thrilling tale Independent All aboard the Polar Express to the North Pole! Follow one boy's journey to recieve a very special gift from Santa himself: a bell that only true believers in Father Christmas can hear ring. Discover the beloved Christmas classic that inspired the blockbuster family favourite movie starring Tom Hanks.

The Polar Express Reviews

You could do no better. Bittersweet, beautifully told, trad book. * The New Review (Supp.To the Observer) Christmas Books 2014 *
A magical Christmas tale that is not to be missed and shared with all the family. * Lovereading4Kids *
Utterly perfect Christmas tale. One of the most atmospheric and perfectly paced Christmas stories ever written for children. * Read it Daddy! Blog *
A book to keep and remember. * Newbury Weekly News, Caroline Franklin *
This classic tale is beautifully illustrated and helps children understand the value of presents. * Smallish *

About Chris Van Allsburg

Chris van Allsburg lives in Providence, Rhode Island and lectures at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is a sculptor and artist, and twice winner of the Caldecott Medal, first for Jumanji, and then for The Polar Express. He has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators in October 2009.

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The Polar Express: Mini Edition by Chris Van Allsburg
Used - Very Good
Andersen Press Ltd
Winner of Caldecott Medal.
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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