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The twenty-one balloons / written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois.

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  • ISBN: 9781101004661 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101004665 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101007068 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101007060 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101006467 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101006463 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (179 pages) : illustrations.
  • Edition: Puffin Modern Classics ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 2005.

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General Note:
Originally published: Viking Press, 1947.
Originally published by Puffin Books, 1986.
Summary, etc.:
Three weeks after leaving San Francisco in a balloon to fly across the Pacific, Professor Sherman is picked up in the Atlantic clinging to wreckage.
Awards Note:
Newbery Medal, 1948.
Subject: Ballooning > Juvenile fiction.
Hot air balloons > Juvenile fiction.
Ballooning > Fiction.
Hot air balloons > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
People & Places.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Electronic books.

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