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Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride (Caldecott Honor Book)

Written & illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
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Jul 1, 2005
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The first “manned” hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket?

Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.

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Who Wrote Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride (Caldecott Honor Book)

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Marjorie Priceman

Marjorie Priceman has twice received Caldecott Honors, one for her illustrations in Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin! and one for Hot Air: The(Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride. She is the illustrator of Who Said Women Can’t Be Doctors? by Tanya LeeStone. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780689826429
Publication Date:
July 1, 2005
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0689826427

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