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
*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."
"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."