You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum

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Dial Books for Young Readers,
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1st ed.
New York City and its famed Metropolitan Museum of Art provide the setting for a crazy collision of art and city life in this inventively illustrated picture book. It all starts with a little girl's trip to view the museum's treasures and the parallel journey of her runaway yellow balloon. Floating down Fifth Avenue, past Central Park, bumping into a very silly tea party at the Plaza Hotel, and even adding to a tumultuous performance at the Metropolitan Opera, the balloon becomes part of a hilarious panorama of scenes that seem to mirror the paintings and sculpture raptly viewed by the wide-eyed little girl. The result is an illuminating exploration of how life can be captured with both the blink of an eye, and the stroke of a brush. Real-life sisters Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman and Robin Preiss Glasser pooled their skills, ideas, and memories to create this very special collaboration. Ms. Glasser is the illustrator of Judith Viorst's Alexander, Who's Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move .Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman lives in New York City.Robin Preiss Glasser lives in Newport Beach, California.
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display_description In this wordless story, a young girl and her grandmother view works inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, while the balloon she has been forced to leave outside floats around New York City causing a series of mishaps that mirror scenes in the museum's artworks.
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subject_facet Balloons -- Juvenile fiction, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Museums -- Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Stories without words -- Juvenile fiction
title_display You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum
title_full You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum / story by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman ; pictures by Robin Preiss Glasser
title_short You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum
topic_facet Balloons, Museums, Stories without words