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The Polar Express: Mini Edition

(Hardback) - 2014

9781783441815

The Polar Express: Mini Edition RRP £6.99
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Synopsis

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. When he arrives there, Santa offers him any gift he desires. The boy modestly asks for one bell from the reindeer's harness. It turns out to be a very special gift, for only believers in Santa can hear it ring.

'Magical glowing double spread pictures . . . an original and memorable book.' - Guardian

'Evocative, realist pastels and atmospheric text.' - Sunday Times

'A thrilling tale.' - Independent

  • Hardback
  • Published: 2014
  • ISBN: 9781783441815
  • Age Range: 0+ years

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Author

Chris Van Allsburg
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.