The author of such bestselling children's books as Jumanji and The Polar Express,
Chris Van Allsburg is a two-time winner of the coveted Caldecott Medal,
as well as that National Book Award and the Regina Medal for lifetime
achievement in children's literature.
From Publisher's Weekly:
Several treasured titles make a comeback as reissues. In preparation for the release of the book-based film starring Tom Hanks, Houghton has reshot the artwork for the 1986 Caldecott Medal- winning The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, sprucing up this perennial holiday favorite.