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The Polar Express with Audio CD

By Chris Van Allsburg
Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

Discover the magical Christmas classic with a book and audio CD read by Liam Neeson.

Late one Christmas Eve, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole. When he arrives, Santa offers him any gift he desires. The boy modestly asks for one bell from the reindeer's harness. It turns out to be a very special gift, for only believers in Santa can hear it ring. Liam Neeson's gravitas lends the story just the right sense of magic and possibility in the book and CD edition.

  • The story is a beloved Christmas classic worldwide.
  • The major motion picture, based on the book and starring Tom Hanks was a smash hit on release and has now become a Christmas favourite.
  • Audiobook narrated by Oscar nominated Actor, Liam Neeson.

About the author

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.

ISBN: 9781783445684
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 5, 2017
Dimensions: 230 x 290mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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