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Hot air : the (mostly) true story of the first hot-air balloon ride

Author: Marjorie Priceman
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of the historic first hot-air balloon flight in 1783, told from the point of view of the duck, sheep, and rooster who were the first passengers.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Named Person: Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier; Joseph-Michel Montgolfier; Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier; Joseph-Michel Montgolfier
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Priceman
ISBN: 0689826427 9780689826429
OCLC Number: 55845570
Notes: "An Anne Schwartz book."
Awards: Caldecott Honor book, 2006.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 690
Description: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: Marjorie Priceman.
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The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket? Ages 4-8.  Read more...

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"Priceman's wonderful, vivacious black ink and watercolor paintings... add motion and buoyancy to an already soaring tale of a historic hot-air balloon ride." --" Kirkus Reviews"

 
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