The Twenty-One Balloons

The Twenty-One Balloons

Format
Ebook
Price
$6.99
 
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101007068
  • 192 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 8-12 years

Overview

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


From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Twenty-One Balloons

The Twenty-One Balloons

William Pene du Bois

Awards

Newbery Medal Winner – winner

Praise

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

Series

Puffin Modern Classics
Roald Dahl
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Julius Lester
Illustrator: Tom Feelings
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