The Lost (and Found) Balloon

The Lost (and Found) Balloon Cover

The Lost (and Found) Balloon

By Celeste Jenkins; Maria Bogade (Illustrator)

Aladdin Paperbacks, Hardcover, 9781442466975, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 11, 2013

Where do balloons go when you let them loose? Find out in this whimsical, imaginative tale, winner of the General Mills Spoonful of Stories contest.
Molly O Doon ties a note to her red balloon, lets it loose, and off it goes on a buoyant adventure. Who will answer Molly's letter? Someone in a different state or a faraway country? Or maybe, a new friend much closer than she could ever imagine.
"The Lost (and Found) Balloon" is the winner of the 5th annual Cheerios(r) New Author Contest. Selected from more than 8,000 entries by a team of editors, teachers, librarians, and General Mills staff, "The Lost (and Found) Balloon "will also appear in a bilingual (English/Spanish) mini-paperback edition in 1.5 million specially marked boxes of Cheerios.