The Twenty-one Balloons

The Twenty-one Balloons

Format
Paperback
Price
$6.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140320978
  • 192 Pages
  • Puffin
  • 9 – 12

Overview

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 astory that has no age limit.” — The Horn Book
The Twenty-one Balloons

The Twenty-one Balloons

William Pene du Bois

Awards

Newbery Medal – Winner

Praise

An absurd and fantastic tale. . . . Truth and fiction are cleverly mingled. (School Library Journal)

Series

Newbery Library, Puffin
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