Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride (Hardcover)

The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride

By Marjorie Priceman, Marjorie Priceman (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, 9780689826429, 40pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2005

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Description

The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off But what are those noises coming from the basket?
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.


Praise For Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride

"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

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