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The Resource The twenty-one balloons, written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois

The twenty-one balloons, written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois

Label
The twenty-one balloons
Title
The twenty-one balloons
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois
Title variation
21 balloons
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a giant balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic
Awards note
Newbery Medal Award 1948
Cataloging source
PGC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pène du Bois, William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Interest age level : Ages 9-12
Interest level
Grades 5-8
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
6.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1916-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pène du Bois, William
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hot air balloons
  • Voyages and travels
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The twenty-one balloons, written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Professor Sherman's incredible loyalty -- Hero's welcome is prepared -- Description of the Globe -- Unwelcome passenger -- New citizen of Krakatoa -- Gourmet government -- Moroccan house of marvels -- Airy-go-round -- Concerning the giant balloon life raft -- What goes up must come down
Control code
ocm50420236
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780670734412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670734412
  • (OCoLC)50420236
  • (Sirsi) b15051936
Label
The twenty-one balloons, written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Professor Sherman's incredible loyalty -- Hero's welcome is prepared -- Description of the Globe -- Unwelcome passenger -- New citizen of Krakatoa -- Gourmet government -- Moroccan house of marvels -- Airy-go-round -- Concerning the giant balloon life raft -- What goes up must come down
Control code
ocm50420236
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780670734412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670734412
  • (OCoLC)50420236
  • (Sirsi) b15051936

Library Locations

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