CRC Juv.D83 1986
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The twenty-one balloons / written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois.
Du Bois, William Pène, 1916-
Puffin Newbery library
New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 1986, c1947.
179 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1947.
School Library Journal
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.
Reading grade level: 5.7
Interest level: 3-6
Voyages and travels--Fiction.
Krakatoa (Indonesia)--Eruption, 1883.
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