The twenty-one balloons

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Puffin Books,
Pub. Date:
1975, c1947.
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IL: MG - BL: 6.8 - AR Pts: 6
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A Newbery Medal Winner and timeless classic Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell a story that has no age limit."-- The Horn Book
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full_title twenty one balloons
author pène du bois william
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lastUpdate 2018-03-21 04:38:50AM

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author Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993
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display_description Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.
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subject_facet Balloons -- Juvenile fiction, Balloons -- Stories, Fantasies, Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1948), Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The twenty-one balloons
title_full The twenty-one balloons / written and illustrated by William Pene Du Bois
title_short The twenty-one balloons
topic_facet Balloons, Eruption, 1883, Fantasies, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1948), Stories, Voyages and travels