The Lionel Polar Express Baby Madison Coach w/ Conductor Announcement is a beautiful coach and a perfect holiday addition to your O Scale layout. In the beautiful Polar Express colors it will delight children of all ages. There is even a Conductor figure who actually makes announcements from the movie. Very cool!
Story of Chris Van Allsburg: Van Allsburg is a native of East Grand Rapids, Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan's College of Architecture and Design, which at that time included the University's art school. He continued his education at the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating with a master's degree in sculpture in 1975. While struggling in his sculpture business, he began drawing at home which caught his wife's attention. She took some of his drawings to a children's book editor, and Van Allsburg had found his calling. He has written and illustrated approximately 20 books.