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THE POLAR EXPRESS by CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG - Signed First Edition - 1985 - from M&J Books (SKU: 538)

THE POLAR EXPRESS

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THE POLAR EXPRESS

by CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

First edition, later printing. Winner of the 1986 Caldecott Medal. Gold colored rendition of the medal pasted on dj cover. Book would be in "as new" condition except for some slight bumping at top and bottom of spine. Dj encased in a cellophane cover. Author's signature and date (1989) is on the first title page. Pages are not numbered.

Synopsis

The Polar Express is a 1985 children's book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, a former professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. It was adapted as a Oscar nominated live-action motion-capture film in 2004. 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. In 1986, it was awarded the Caldecott Medal for children's literature.

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Details

book dealer
M&J Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
538
Title
THE POLAR EXPRESS
Author
CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG
Illustrator
CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
FIRST
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO
Place of Publication
Bostonj
Date Published
1985
Size
9.25 x 11.5"
Size
9.25 x 11.5"

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