Our first stop will be at the home of Chris Van Allsburg. Mr. Chris Van Allsburg is the author of the story we are investigating, The Polar Express. Let’s visit Kids.com and read about Chris Van Allsburg. (http://www.kidsreads.com/authors/au-van-allsburg-chris.asp) You can also learn about Chris Van Allsburg at his Home Page. (http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com/home.html).