Balloons Over Broadway

The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade

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Publisher Description

From Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet comes the perfect Thanksgiving Day picture book. Let's have a parade!

Meet the master puppeteer who invented the first balloons for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Melissa Sweet brings to life the inspirational story of the puppeteer who invented the giant balloons floating in the sky during the annual parade celebrating Thanksgiving. The Caldecott Honor artist brilliantly captures the essence of Tony Sarg, a self-taught immigrant with a fascinating imagination.

The collage illustrations coupled with Sweet’s storytelling portray Sarg’s joy in his childhood inventions and his ingenious balloon creations that still bring delight to viewers around the country. This nonfiction illustrated book will capture the hearts of all ages.

“This clever marriage of information and illustration soars high.” (Kirkus starred review)

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2011
November 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
40
Pages
PUBLISHER
Clarion Books
SELLER
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
SIZE
128.9
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades P-3

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