The twenty-one balloons

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Publisher:
The Viking press,
Pub. Date:
1947.
Language:
English
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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:
9780758702203
9780142403303
9780140320978
9780670734412
014240330
Reading Level:
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Level 6.8, 6 Points
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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 -- 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 Pn?e Du Bois
title_short The twenty-one balloons
topic_facet Balloons, Eruption, 1883, Newbery medal, Voyages and travels