The Polar Express 30th anniversary edition

The Polar Express 30th anniversary edition

by Chris Van Allsburg

Hardcover(Anniversary)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544580145
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/15/2015
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 149
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the recipient of a Caldecott Honor Book for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. The author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, he has also been awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children’s literature. In 1982, Jumanji was nominated for a National Book Award and in 1996, it was made into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg is a former instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Visit him at chrisvanallsburg.com. 

Hometown:

Providence, Rhode Island

Date of Birth:

June 18, 1949

Place of Birth:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Education:

University of Michigan College of Architecture & Design, 1972; Rhode Island School of Design, MFA, 1975

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Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Kathleen Batykefer 11 days ago
A picture book that has been around for thirty years; It is a classic for a reason. A beautiful story for all ages. kkb librarian
18876111 More than 1 year ago
There could be a lesson learned from reading this book. The story is beautiful and bittersweet. While it is mainly a Christmas story, it can be read anytime.