The twenty-one balloons

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Publisher:
Puffin Books,
Pub. Date:
1986, c1947.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.8 - AR Pts: 6
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A Newbery Medal Winner 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.Winner of the 1948 Newbery Medal , this classic fantasy-adventure is now available in a handsome new edition. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell astory that has no age limit."-- The Horn Book
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ISBN:
9780140320978
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.8, 6 Points
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subject_facet Adventure -- Fiction
Balloons -- Fiction
Balloons. -- Fiction
Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883
Newbery Medal
Voyages and travels. -- 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 Adventure
Balloons
Eruption, 1883
Fiction
Newbery Medal
Voyages and travels