Written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, The Polar Express tells a story of a boy's magical train ride. Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, he boards on the North Pole bound train and on arriving there Santa offers him a special bell. Though on his way back he loses the bell, on Christmas morning under a tree he finds it back and makes the most beautiful sound he's ever heard. Admiring the bell his mother reveals that only true believers can hear the sound.
Why You'll Love It: This deluxe fifteenth anniversary edition makes the celebration of Christmas more special to kids.
- A fresh edition of the otherworldly timeless holiday classic
- Coincides with release of DVD of the motion picture starring Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks
- Contains a mysterious and visually interesting plot
Author: Chris Vans Allsburg
Illustrator: Chris Vans Allsburg
Reading Level: 3 years and up