Sunday, December 11, 2011
The Polar Express
Many of you are familiar with The Polar Express because of the animated movie released in 2004. However, check out this book (c. 1985) to discover why author / illustrator Chris Van Allsburg was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1986 for his breathtaking illustrations. View his acceptance speech here.
Here's my cousin's son looking at his favorite Christmas book The Polar Express: