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The Twenty-One Balloons

The Twenty-One Balloons

ISBN: 9780670734412

Title: The Twenty-One Balloons

Author: William Pene du Bois

KDL Description:

NEWBERY J DU BOIS

Fanciful adventures of Professor Sherman, who leaves on a vacation in a balloon, and lands on a volcanic island in the Pacific.

Amazon Description:

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 Pne du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell a story that has no age limit.”—The Horn Book