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William Pene du Bois

The Twenty-One Balloons

Paperback (Puffin Books April 21, 2005) , Illustrated Edition
A Newbery Medal Winner

Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions.Winner of the 1948 Newbery Medal, this classic fantasy-adventure is now available in a handsome new edition.

"William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell astory that has no age limit."—The Horn Book
Puffin Modern Classics
014240330X / 9780142403303
5.6 oz.
5.06 x 0.5 in.

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