Bill Castanier has been an award-wining weekly newspaper editor, advertising and public relations executive in his 40 year career. In addition, he has been an executive with a newspaper trade association and founded Michigan’s first technology association, I-TE@M. He writes a weekly newspaper feature on Michigan authors and is on the Board of the Kerrytown BookFest and the Michigan Notable Book Awards. He has the only daily blog on Michigan literature (Mittenlit) and founded

One response to “The Polar Express is truly a Michigan Merry Christmas legacy”

  1. Theresa Maier

    Thank you for the information – both grandsons love the Polar Express book, dvd and activities. We also do academic nights at my elementary school using the book.
    I am interested in getting additional information on this topic for educational purposes. A train ride would be great! So many small town children haven’t experienced a “real” train ride.

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