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The Polar Express

Author: Chris Van Allsburg
Publisher: London : Andersen Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Chris van Allsburg has created a magical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Pictorial works Juvenile fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Santa Claus; Santa Claus.
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Van Allsburg
ISBN: 0862641438 9780862641436
OCLC Number: 219824004
Notes: Children's stories in English. American writers, . 1945- - Texts (BNB/PRECIS).
Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
TLBBC ; 4 & 5 years.
Awards: Winner of the Caldicott Medal.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.

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"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 Read more...

 
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