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Summary: A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy. to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus. For information about permission. Permissions, Houghton Mifflin Company, 215 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003.

Santa handed the bell to me, and I put it in my bathrobe pocket. The conductor helped me down from the sleigh. Santa shouted out the reindeer’s names and cracked his whip. Santa shouted out the reindeer’s names and cracked his whip d climbed into the ai. oreLess Show More Show Less.

Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949) is an American children's author and illustrator. He wrote and illustrated the 1985 book, The Polar Express and, along with Tom Hanks and Jack Rapke, was an executive producer on the 2004 film adaptation. Some of his other books include The Widow's Broom, Jumanju and Zathura, the latter two of which were also adapted into films.

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The Polar Express by Van Allsburg, Chris (1985) Hardcover. The book holds an audio CD containing a narration acted by the great Liam Neeson. He did the voiceover for the lion Aslan in the Narnia movies. His deeply resonant voice flows like the Polar Express' signature hot chocolate. The CD is perfect for playing in your children's room while they go to sleep or in the car while you drive around a country road taking in holiday lights. Without providing any spoilers, the book's theme is about the magic of the secular Christmas tradition.

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The Polar Express is a children's book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg and published by Houghton Mifflin in 1985. The book is now widely considered to be a classic Christmas story for young children. It was praised for its detailed illustrations and calm, relaxing storyline. For the work, Van Allsburg won the annual Caldecott Medal for illustration of an American children's picture book in 1986, his second.

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  • Ballagar
I ordered this book at the beginning of December to give to my 3 y/o on Xmas eve. I will be adjusting the text so as not to plant the seed about non-believers.

This is the 25th anniversary edition. It is supposed to come with a CD (attached to the front inside cover) and an ornament. MAKE SURE YOURS HAS THE ORNAMENT, YOU PAID FOR IT! The first copy I received did not come with an ornament so I contacted Amazon and they sent me a new copy. I received the new one today and it had the ornament attached to the inside of the dust jacket in the back of the book. You will NOT receive a bell ornament. The one that comes with this edition says "All Aboard!"
  • Unsoo
This book and movie are an obsession for my little boy. He would have me read him this every night before bed all year if I didn't tell him that Santa took it back to the north pole (along with all the other Christmas books) when he brought the presents. He still insists on watching the movie several times a week, because I wasn't slick enough to hide that. We're also going to ride the Texas State Railroad Polar Express ride this year, because the only thing he asked for for Christmas was to ride a train. He'll be 4 in December, so the magic is still very much alive for him.
  • Inertedub
They're not joking when they say "Big Book"! WOW! I should have looked at the reviews before purchasing, I certainly did not expect or need a book of this size, but it's beautiful and great quality.

When this huge box from Amazon showed up, I assumed Amazon was out of smaller shipping boxes. My husband and I couldn't stop laughing when we pulled this book out of the box.

This book is perfect for large audiences (classrooms). Depending on your size, you may need help holding and turning the pages - my husband is 6 foot and he would have benefited from having an assistant page turner.
  • Jarortr
I have love this story since I was a kid! When the book came out it was read to me and my class in elementary school every year if I remember right.I lost track of it over the years and always want my own copy of it. I love the movie also it brought it more alive! It kept the same art work in the movie as it did in the book. The magic isn't just in the story it's in the art work as well! Now I own the 20 year anniversary of the book and I will not open it. I downloaded it on to my kindle so I can read it that way. I would like to own the copy that has the bell with it but I will get it in my own time. Thank You for the wonderful art work and the story☺
  • Whitescar
Had debated purchasing this book for awhile now. I am very glad I did. When I searched for the Polar Express book it was a little confusing as there were a few listings but they all had the same reviews so I was unsure as to what condition the product would be in when it arrived as some of the reviews had low ratings. The book arrived in great condition though and even came with an ornament and an option to download an audio recording. I bought the book to use as a Christmas display on my entertainment center. Very excited to be able to decorate now! Attached are pictures from the copy I actually received. Do not hesitate to purchase!
  • Arcanescar
Great music. Great soundtrack to go with a great Holiday and Family movie for young and old.
Alan Silvestri did a great job of putting together and arranging this album with great songs.
The Josh Groban finale end-theme song is exceptional. It captures the meaning and spirit of this movie.
There are songs from Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra as well, making this album a must listen to CD.
Definitely a 5 star rating.
  • Gir
This was one of my favorite books growing up. I was shocked when I learned that my best friend had never read it and therefore her son knew nothing of it either. I clearly had to put a stop to this madness and buy it for them. The artwork is just as stunning as I remember and the story is just as magical. I honestly didn't even realize that it came with an ornament which is an absolutely beautiful bonus. I loved it so much that I bought one for my boyfriend as well. They did a really wonderful job with this anniversary addition. Needless to say, everyone is in love with the book. I mean, how could they not be? It's a must have!
Love this book and love the anniversary edition. I bought this book along with the train set for my grandson for Christmas. The book is beautifully written and illustrated and its a fantastic Christmas story that every child should have. I'm sure it will become a tradition for us to read it to him on Christmas Eve. I also purchased the train set for him to go under the tree each year as a family tradition. I'd highly recommend this book. Its great for girls and boys alike as well as the young and the old.