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The Polar Express (Paperback)

Author:  Chris Van Allsburg Illustrator:  Chris Van Allsburg
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0395389496
ISBN-13: 9780395389492
Sku: 30060708
Publish Date: 10/1/1985
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 11.75L x 0.5T
Pages:  32
Edition Number:  25
Age Range:  8 to 12
On Christmas eve, many years ago, I lay quietly in my bed. I did not rustle the sheets. I breathed slowly and silently. I was listening for a sound--a sound a friend told me I'd never hear--the ringing bells of Santa's sleigh. (from the first line)
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus. *Author: Van Allsburg, Chris *Publication Date: 2009/09/28 *Number of Pages: 32 *Binding Type: School And Library *Grade Level: 2-3 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 11.75 *Height: 9.25
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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 Claus
The remarkable New York Times bestseller and Caldecott Medal-winning book about a little boy's faith in Christmas can now be read along with Liam Neeson. The actor's vivid reading of the story, on both CD and cassette tape, is accompanied by Michael Moss's musical score. A souvenir bell with ribbon is included.
Author Bio
Chris Van Allsburg
Chris Van Allsburg studied art and sculpture at the University of Michigan and the Rhode Island School of Design. A talented sculptor, Van Allsburg was encouraged to create picture books by author/illustrator David Macaulay. His first book, THE GARDENS OF ABDUL GASAZI, was published in 1979. JUMANJI, published two years later, won the Caldecott Medal, as did 1985's THE POLAR EXPRESS.

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeEdition:   0025
Product attributeMinimum Age:   04
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0032
Product attributePublisher:   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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