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The Twenty One Balloons - William Pène du Bois
The Twenty One Balloons
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2.50 10
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141311852 (0141311851)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Batgrl: Bookish Hooha
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha rated it
2.5 Review: The Twenty One Balloons by William Pene du Bois
[Still reading children's books. Why we have them around is covered in this review. Short version: children's reading program, public schools.] Oddly I'd read about this book before I realized there was a copy lying around here. In the book Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1883 (li...
The Book High
The Book High rated it
3.5 starsThis was both entertaining and delightful to read. Very much along the lines of a Jules Verne novel with fantastical inventions and miraculous escapes from crashing balloons and exploding volcanoes. I was especially fascinated by the community on the island and how they'd established a pe...
Scott Reads It!
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2.0 The Twenty-One Balloons
This book reminds me of a bad version of Pixar's Up.
thomcat rated it
Read with 7 year old daughter. Loved this book when I was a kid; it really made me think.
Bibliopunkk rated it
This summer I decided to read three different Newbery titles. The first was The Giver by Lois Lowry. The second was The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois.Professor William Waterman Sherman has taught children for many years. He tires of it after several decades and takes up ballooning inst...
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