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The twenty-one balloons

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Publisher:
The Viking press,
Pub. Date:
1947.
Language:
English
Description
Professor William Waterman Sherman just wants to be alone. So he decides to take a year off and spend it crossing the Pacific Ocean in a hot-air balloon the likes of which no one has ever seen. But when he is found after just three weeks floating in the Atlantic among the wreckage of twenty hot-air balloons, naturally, the world is eager to know what happened. How did he end up with so many balloons . . . and in the wrong ocean?
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ISBN:
9780758702203
014240330
9780142403303
9780140320978
9780670734412
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.8, 6 Points
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Full title twenty one balloons
Author du bois william pène
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 23:42:58PM
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subject_facet Balloons -- Fiction, Balloons -- Juvenile fiction, Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883 -- Juvenile fiction, Krakatoa (Indonesia) -- Eruption, 1883. -- Fiction, Newbery medal -- 1948, Voyages and travels -- Fiction, 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, The twenty-one balloons / written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois
title_short The twenty-one balloons
topic_facet Balloons, Eruption, 1883, Newbery medal, Voyages and travels