A special 30th anniversary edition of this iconic picture book.
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.
"You could do no better. Bittersweet, beautifully told, trad book."
* The New Review (Supp.To the Observer) Christmas Books 2014 *
"A magical Christmas tale that is not to be missed and shared with all the family." * Lovereading4Kids *
"Utterly perfect Christmas tale. One of the most atmospheric and perfectly paced Christmas stories ever written for children." * Read it Daddy! Blog *
"A book to keep and remember." * Newbury Weekly News, Caroline Franklin *
"This classic tale is beautifully illustrated and helps children understand the value of presents." * Smallish *