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A Newbery Medal Winner and timeless classic 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. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell a story that has no age limit."-- The Horn Book

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780670734412
ISBN-10: 0670734411
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 162mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jan-1983
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William Paene Du Bois

William Pene du Bois (1916 - 1993) won the 1948 Newbery Medal for The Twenty-One Balloons and received two Caldecott Honors for his illustrations for Bear Party and Lion. He illustrated books by Rumer Godden, Charlotte Zolotow, and others.