The Twenty-one Balloons

The Twenty-one Balloons

Newbery Library

William Pene du Bois - Author

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ISBN 9780140320978 | 192 pages | 06 May 1986 | Puffin | 5.07 x 7.79in | 3 - 5 years
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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 Pne 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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