Buy it: The Polar Express
The Polar Express (By Chris Van Allsburg) – A boy lays in bed waiting to hear the ringing bells of Santa’s sleigh, but instead he hears a train stop outside his house. It’s the Polar Express and its filled with children in the pajamas headed for the North Pole. The boy hops on. When he meets Santa he asks for one of the bells from Santa’s sleigh. Santa gives it to him, but when he’s heading home the boy discovers he’s lost the bell. On Christmas morning, he finds a small box under the tree and inside is the bell. There is a note from Santa telling the boy to fix the hole in his pocket. The boy rings the bell but his parents can’t hear it ringing. The boy discovers it only rings for those who believe.
The book recommendations included on this website are books that my daughter Ally, now age 5, have read and enjoyed together. I recommend the books that stand out to me as excellent children’s books for writing, illustrations, originality, story and characters. Ally and I hope you enjoy them too!
- Book recommendation: Santa Knows
- Book recommendation: When Posey Peeked at Christmas
- Book recommendation: Santa’s Suit
- Book recommendation: Where is Home, Little Pip?
- Book recommendation: Santa’s Stowaway