Balloon Trees

Balloon Trees Cover

Balloon Trees

By Danna Smith; Laurie Allen Klein (Illustrator); Laurie Allen Allen Klein (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9781607186120, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2013

Ever wonder how a balloon is made? Follow the journey of a balloon from its beginnings as gooey sap in a tree to its completion at a rubber factory. You ll be surprised to discover what a balloon started out as and how it becomes the bright, air-filled decoration that you enjoy today.

About the Author
Danna Smithreceived excellent reviews forPirate NapandTwo at the Zoo, which was featured in Parenting Magazine and is a Raising Readers board book special edition. The inspiration for her most recent book, Balloon Trees, came from her husband s line of work running a rubber manufacturing plant. Although his company makes industrial rubber products, Danna chose to follow the creation of a fun product that is near and dear to a child s heart: the balloon. She lives in Northern California with her husband, two grown children, and their cocker spaniel, Peanut. Visit her website"