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Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm

Jerdine Nolen, Mark Buehner (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/23/1998)
Hardcover (4/29/1994)
Library Binding (4/29/1994)


Harvey Potter was a very strange fellow indeed. He was a farmer but not like any farmer you've ever met. He didn't grow corn, okra, or tomatoes. Harvey Potter grew balloons. No one knew exactly how he did it, but with the help of the light of a full moon, one friendly child catches a peek of just how Harvey Potter does it. And keeps some magic for herself.

"This is the best sort of fantasy imaginative, inventive, and believable. Harvey Potter is a wonder he's the owner of a genuine U.S. Government Inspected Balloon farm. And Nolen's tale about this man, narrated by the African-American girl who learns balloon-farming magic from him, is equally wondrous.... This title should sail onto every library shelf. May Nolen grow a bumper crop of books." "School Library Journal."

"Downright glorious.""Publishers Weekly"(starred review).

Perfection Learning, 9780780783843

Publication Date: April 1, 1998