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Author: William Pène du Bois
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
Children's stories (texts)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Pène du Bois
ISBN: 0140320970 9780140320978 0141311851 9780141311852
OCLC Number: 53100813
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.
"Cover illustration copyright Brad Weinman, 1997"--Page 4 of cover.
Awards: Winner of John Newbery Medal 1948
Description: 179 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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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