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A 30th anniversary edition of the Caldecott Medal-winning classic incorporates a new jacket design, an expanded interior layout, an author's note, a downloadable audio reading by... Read more
A 30th anniversary edition of the Caldecott Medal-winning classic incorporates a new jacket design, an expanded interior layout, an author's note, a downloadable audio reading by Liam Neeson and a golden "All Aboard" ornament. By the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Jumanji. 300,000 first printing.
Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition Hardback edition by Chris Van Allsburg
Late on Christmas Eve a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express, bound for the North Pole. When he arrives there, 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.
"His disappearance is not the only mystery left behind. What were the stories that went with these drawings? Who is Harris Burdick? And how was he going to finish his stories? Chris Van Allsburg presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story.
Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole."Magical glowing double spread pictures . . . - Guardian"Evocative, realist pastels and atmospheric text." - Sunday Times"A thrilling tale." - Independent
On the last page of the Caldecott-winning book Jumanji, young Danny Budwing is seen running after his brother, Walter, with a game tucked under his arm. Now after twenty years, Chris Van Allsburg is ready to reveal what happens when Danny and Walter roll the dice. This time the name of the game is Zathura and the battling Budwing boys are in for the ride of their lives.
Zathura unleashes intergalactic challenges that require even the quarreling Budwing brothers to work as a team.
Zathura hit bestseller lists when it was first published in 2002 and it's sure to visit them again this fall, along with an exciting selection of six movie tie-in editions when Zathura blasts into movie theatres nationwide!
The game under the tree looked like a hundred others Peters and Judy had at home. But they were bored and restless and, looking for something interesting to do, thought they'd give Jumanji a try. Little did they know when they unfolded its ordinary-looking playing board that they were about to be plunged into the most exciting and bizare adventure of their lives....
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