The Polar Express

The Polar Express : Mini Edition

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Discover The Polar Express, a true Christmas classic, with this gifty, miniature hardback edition.
"Magical" Guardian
"Evocative and atmospheric" Sunday Times
"A thrilling tale" Independent
All aboard the Polar Express to the North Pole! Follow one boy's journey to recieve a very special gift from Santa himself: a bell that only true believers in Father Christmas can hear ring. Discover the beloved Christmas classic that inspired the blockbuster family favourite movie starring Tom Hanks.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 181 x 145 x 10mm | 180g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1783449268
  • 9781783449262
  • 34,702

Review Text

"A magical Christmas tale that is not to be missed and shared with all the family."
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Review quote

"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 all the family." * Lovereading4Kids * "Utterly perfect Christmas tale. One of the most atmospheric and perfectly paced Christmas stories ever written for children." * Read it Daddy! Blog * "A book to keep and remember." * Newbury Weekly News, Caroline Franklin * "This classic tale is beautifully illustrated and helps children understand the value of presents." * Smallish *
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About 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.
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226,823 ratings
4.31 out of 5 stars
5 57% (129,564)
4 24% (54,685)
3 13% (30,198)
2 4% (8,238)
1 2% (4,138)
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