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The Polar Express

The Polar Express by  Chris Van Allsburg - First Edition - 1985 - from funyettabooks (SKU: 015256)
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The Polar Express

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Collectible-Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0395389496
ISBN 13
9780395389492
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Clean, bright, crisp and tight. Slight shelf and edgewear with two small holes to jacket along outer edges. Slight soiling to white area of jacket. Caldecott winner. No sticker attached. Number 1 in number line. 15.95 on jacket flap.. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible-Very Good/Very Good. Holiday.

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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book dealer
funyettabooks US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
015256
Title
The Polar Express
Author
Van Allsburg, Chris
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Collectible-Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395389496
ISBN 13
9780395389492
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1985
Keywords
Christmas Holiday Train

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number line
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First Edition
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jacket
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edges
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