Polar Express 30th anniversary edition: 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van AllsburgPolar Express 30th anniversary edition: 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van Allsburg

Polar Express 30th anniversary edition: 30th Anniversary Edition

byChris Van Allsburg

Hardcover | September 1, 2015

Pricing and Purchase Info

$25.50 online 
$27.99 list price save 8%
Earn 128 plum® points
Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . .Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish.For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a beloved classic. In this 30th anniversary edition, the inimitable artistry of Chris Van Allsburg is revealed in a never-before-seen fashion, with a new jacket design and expanded interior layout. Includes author's note, downloadable audio read by Liam Neeson, and golden All Aboard" ornament."
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 literat...
Loading
Title:Polar Express 30th anniversary edition: 30th Anniversary EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11.37 × 0.51 inPublished:September 1, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544580141

ISBN - 13:9780544580145

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it Such an amazing read, and the movie is outstanding, wonderful for children, and adults alike. a great must read and watch at Christmas time
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Enjoyed this movie and the book is just as good. A must read for Christmas.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great A magical Christmas story!
Date published: 2017-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic! If you don't own it....get it express!
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beloved Classic I will always love this Christmas story. To me, it's the most magical one I know. Love coming back to it at Christmas time. Book lovers and Christmas lovers alike must read and own this epic tale!
Date published: 2016-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from classic this classic book is a must read for kids
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Christmas story This book has been read over and over at the request of our Christmas and train loving 2yr old. A wonderful story about the magic of believing.
Date published: 2016-12-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it A story I will never forget.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful book I wish the book can come with audio, so kids can listen to them all the time
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent The perfect christmas read
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! Great story, loved the illustrations
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful book This book is heart warming and a great read for any child.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Polar Express This book is another Christmas classic. This is the 30th anniversary update, but is true to the original story. This is a wonderful book to share as a family on Christmas Eve.
Date published: 2016-11-10

Editorial Reviews

The best book about Santa."- Entertainment Weekly "The Polar Express is magic indeed. "- The New York Times "Allsburg's mix of meticulousness and mysticism is his own, and his quiet Christmas bell, now run, will not stop ringing."-Adam Gopnik, author of The King in the Window "The sumptuous pastel effects make this one of Van Allsburg's most treasured visions."- Newsweek "As always, the forms are sculptured, the perspectives as dazzling as they are audacious, the colors rich and elegant, the use of light and shadow masterly."- Horn Book Guide "Even the most hardened Santa doubters might find in The Polar Express the faith to believe again."- American Bookseller 1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year ALA Notable Book for Children Booklist Editors' Choice Horn Book Fanfare Selection Reading Rainbow Review Book"