Chris Van Allsburg

“This stunning hardback version of The Polar Express is the ideal present for everybody, regardless of age, who dreams of hearing the merry sound of a reindeer’s silver bell on Christmas Eve. A memento ornament is included with this edition.

On Christmas Eve, a small child who is awake is welcomed aboard a magical train to the North Pole.

The Polar Express travels through gloomy forests, high mountains, and a desolate ice desert as it makes its journey to the enormous metropolis that stands alone at the top of the world, where the youngster will make his Christmas wish.

This enigmatic journey to the North Pole has become a beloved Christmas classic for millions of readers all around the world. In this edition’s thirty-year celebration, a striking new jacket design and an expanded interior layout highlight Chris Van Allsburg’s unmistakable artistic talent.

The Caldecott Medal-winning book The Polar Express has been a beloved holiday tradition for generations of families to read aloud. It has also become a beloved holiday film and been adapted for theatrical productions performed all around the country during the holiday season.”