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Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade

Author: Melissa Sweet; Rachel Newborn; Crystal Paquette; Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Picture books for children
Children's stories
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Tony Sarg; Tony Sarg; Tony Sarg; Tony Sarg
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Sweet; Rachel Newborn; Crystal Paquette; Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
ISBN: 9780547199450 0547199457
OCLC Number: 678923828
Notes: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Illustrations rendered using gouache, collage and mixed media.
"Book design by Rachel Newborn ; Production supervision by Crystal Paquette ; Manufactured in Singapore"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Sibert Informational Book Award Winner (2012).
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 29 cm.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

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Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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