The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride
Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9780689826429, 40pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2005
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.
"llustrations are chock-a-block with goofy shenanigans that demand several viewings."
-- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"A tale that's sure to soar with young readers."
-- Publishers Weekly
"Priceman's wonderful, vivacious black ink and watercolor paintings... add motion and buoyancy to an already soaring tale of a historic hot-air balloon ride."
-- Kirkus Reviews