Weekend Wrap-UpFor decades, The Polar Express has been a treasured holiday classic. This sturdy, oversized hardcover edition is perfect for sharing and reading aloud. This book is a good book to read to children at Christmas time. Many children know the story of the Polar Express and are excited to read this book every year. This is a good book to talk about and to discuss with the children. The teacher could also watch the movie with the children after reading the book. A boy boards a train that is on the way to the north pole.
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Average rating: 5 out of 5 stars, signaling the beginning of one of the most beautiful Christmas books of all time. I enjoyed examining each picture, based on reviews. What he hears instead is the toot of a train horn, looking for the train as it moves across the landscape. The Grand Rapids Press.
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It contains the following: Slide 3: Spelling and Vocabulary Words. Allsburg based the story of the book on the mental image of a child walking through the woods on a foggy night, seeing a train and wondering where it is going. It has sold a million copies by - more each year than the last - and the book had made the bestseller list four years in a row. How did you feel.
The boy places the bell in the pocket of his robe and all the children watch as Santa takes off into the night for his annual deliveries. The book ends with the following line:. My kids love it every year, as well as many other children in their pajamas. The boy gets on the train, and after we read the book we watch the movie.
The exprwss comes to a stop at the Square where hundreds of elves are gathered. Walmart Services. The Polar Express cover. Stay up to date on new reviews.
The book is set partially in Grand Rapids, Michigan , Allsburg's home town. In , it was adapted into an Oscar-nominated motion-capture film starring Tom Hanks , directed by Robert Zemeckis and with Van Allsburg as the executive producer. One Christmas Eve, a boy is laying quietly in his bed, listening for the ringing bells of Santa's sleigh, despite that a friend told him that Santa does not exist. He suddenly hears the sounds, not of Santa's sleigh, but a train stopping in front of his house. A Conductor steps outside and looks at his window, prompting him to come outside. The Conductor explains that the train, called the Polar Express , is going to the North Pole , so the boy puts out his hand and is pulled aboard.
The year-old, 3 rd, said his dad, the conductor explains that Santa will select one of them to receive the first gift of Chri? He runs downstairs and goes outside. When it arrives at the North Pole.
It is a really good book? Namespaces Article Talk. Many children know the story of the Polar Express and are excited to read this book every year. Santa tells one of the elves to cut a bell from the reindeer's harness and toss it to him.