The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg Summary
Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole. When he arrives there, Santa offers him any gift he desires. The boy modestly asks for one bell from the reindeer's harness. It turns out to be a very special gift, for only believers in Santa can hear it ring. "Magical glowing double spread pictures . . . an original and memorable book." - Guardian "Evocative, realist pastels and atmospheric text." - Sunday Times "A thrilling tale." - Independent
The Polar Express by Ellen Weiss,Chris Van Allsburg Summary
A mysterious train. An amazing journey. A night you'll never forget. Starring Tom Hanks, and using ground breaking CGI effects, 'The Polar Express' is THE family film for Winter 2004 / 2005. Believing in Father Christmas isn't easy when all of your friends and family insist he's just make-believe. A boy's faith is rewarded one Christmas Eve when he's awakened by a steam train that pulls up in front of his house and takes him and other children to the North Pole. A magical journey begins. 'Trip to the North' is the novelisation of the evocative and touching film.
The Polar Express by Walter E. Houghton,Robert Zemeckis,William Broyles,Chris Van Allsburg Summary
A magical train loaded with children travels north over mountains and bridges and through a desert of ice and snow to reach the North Pole, where Santa Claus is waiting to give the first gift of Christmas, in a title designed to be used with a flashlight to project silhouettes on a wall.
Selections from the Polar Express by N.A Summary
This beautiful, collectible souvenir folio features eight pages of more than 30 full-color scenes from the film. Titles: The Polar Express * When Christmas Comes to Town * Rockin' on Top of the World * Believe * Hot Chocolate * Spirit of the Season * Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town * Winter Wonderland * It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas * Silver Bells * Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) * Suite from The Polar Express.
A Guide for Using the Polar Express in the Classroom by Susan Kilpatrick Summary
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Selections from the Polar Express by Glen Ballard,Tom Gerou,Alan Silvestri Summary
This beautiful, collectible souvenir folio features eight pages of more than 30 full-color scenes from the film. Titles: Believe * Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) * It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas * The Polar Express * Rockin' on Top of the World * Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town * Silver Bells * Spirit of the Season * When Christmas Comes to Town * Winter Wonderland.
The Art of the Polar Express by Mark Cotta Vaz,Steve Starkey Summary
The Art of The Polar Express celebrates the transformation of Chris Van Allsburg's celebrated children's book The Polar Express into a full-length, animated feature film through a fascinating collection of concept art, production storyboards, and computer-generated renderings. Production designer Doug Chiang shares his original, never-before-seen artwork that evolved into the final motion picture. Weaving these pieces together are candid interviews with the star-studded cast and crew, including Robert Zemeckis and his team of filmmaking visionaries, that deliver rare insight into the film as they divulge the secrets behind their creative process.
The Polar Bear Express by Debbie Dadey Summary
A lost baby polar bear shares the spotlight with a popular boy band in this Mermaid Tales adventure. Kiki Coral is thrilled beyond words when she meets a brand-new friend: a baby polar bear! The problem is, the little bear, whose name is Nestor, has floated away from home on a patch of ice and now he’s lost, hungry, and all alone! Kiki, Shelly, and Echo want to send Nestor back to his home on the Manta Ray Express, but a one-way ticket costs a whopping four jewels! That’s a fortune! Not to mention, all anyone at school can talk about is the Rays, who are performing a concert in Poseidon. Kiki loves the cute boy band as much as the next mergirl, but what about Nestor? Isn’t saving him more important than a concert? Can Kiki and her friends find a fun way to send their new furry friend home—and hang out with the Rays in the process?
The World of the Polar Bear by Norbert Rosing Summary
Norbert Rosing has captured the world of the polar bear on film in a way previously unequalled. Some of these visually stunning images have appeared in National Geographic magazine, but the majority have never been published in North America. Full-color throughout.
Proceedings of the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear by University of Alaska Fairbanks Summary
Proceedings of the first International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear, held in Fairbanks, Alaska in 1965, to report on the current state of knowledge of the biology, ecology and conservation needs of the polar bear (Ursus maritimus) in Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Scandinavia and the Soviet Union.
Audun and the Polar Bear by William Ian Miller Summary
Auduna (TM)s Story tells of an Icelandic farmhand who buys a polar bear in Greenland and gives it to the Danish king. It is a subtle tale of complex social action worthy of the fine anthropological writing on gift-exchange; its treatment of face-to-face interaction a match for Erving Goffman.