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Celebrate 35 years of The Polar Express with this special anniversary edition with audio CD read my Liam Neeson! 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. Liam Neeson's gravitas lends the story just the right sense of magic and possibility in the book and CD edition. Magical glowing double spread pictures . . . an original and memorable book. - Guardian Evocative, realist pastels and atmospheric text. - Sunday Times A thrilling tale. - Independent
|Publication date:||5th October 2017|
|Author:||Chris Van Allsburg|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
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.More About Chris Van Allsburg