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The Polar Express
The Polar Express
Author: Chris Van Allsburg
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa.
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ISBN-13: 9780395389492
ISBN-10: 0395389496
Publication Date: 10/28/1985
Pages: 32
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 106 ratings
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed The Polar Express on
Helpful Score: 3
I know this is a classic book, and it certainly has wonderful illustrations; however, if your family doesn't do Santa, be warned that this is not the book for you. I also don't personally care for the "magic of childhood lost in adulthood" theme, maybe because I am lucky enough to be in the midst of a magical adulthood. In any case, as with most of Van Allsburg's work, it's best to preview this one before bringing it into your home.
JTG avatar reviewed The Polar Express on + 280 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Wonderful Christmas story by C. Van Allsburg!
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Helpful Score: 1
I love this children's story about the power of belief and wonder. The illustrations are magnificent!
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Helpful Score: 1
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reviewed The Polar Express on
Beautiful story and illustrations. A classic that I read as a child that I now read to my children.
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This is a wonderful christmas story. My kids and I read it often.


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