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The twenty-one balloons

Author: William Pène du Bois
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1986, ©1947.
Series: Puffin Newbery library
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Pène du Bois
ISBN: 0140303588 9780140303582 0140320970 9780140320978
OCLC Number: 13092893
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1948.
Description: 179 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Puffin Newbery library
Other Titles: 21 balloons.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by William Pene Du Bois.

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Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.

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