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The Resource The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg

Label
The Polar Express
Title
The Polar Express
Statement of responsibility
by Chris Van Allsburg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1986
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades K-2, 1991.
  • Caldecott Medal, 1986.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1987.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1985
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Awards note
Caldecott Medal, 1986.
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115695
Cataloging source
CCP
Credits note
Music by Michael Moss
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7
LC item number
.V266 Po 2000a
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520
Literary form
fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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  • 1
  • 3
PerformerNote
Read by Liam Neeson
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True
Target audience
preschool
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 book (1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 24 30 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (ca. 17 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780618077366
Isbn Type
(set)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocm50278326
  • (OCoLC)50278326
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 book (1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 24 30 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (ca. 17 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780618077366
Isbn Type
(set)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocm50278326
  • (OCoLC)50278326
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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