Hot Air

Hot Air

The (mostly) True Story of the First Hot-air Balloon Ride

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Describes how, with an audience that including such important figures as Marie Antoinette and Ben Franklin, a duck, sheep, and rooster became the first passengers ever to ride in a hot-air balloon.

Baker
& Taylor

With a captive audience gathered, including such important figures as Marie Antoinette and Ben Franklin, a duck, sheep, and rooster take their places in the basket for the history-making, aeronautical event of the season as the first passengers ever to ride in a hot-air balloon!

Simon and Schuster
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.

Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2005]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780689826429
0689826427
Branch Call Number: E PRICE
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Notes: "An Anne Schwartz book."

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LMcShaneCLE Nov 09, 2015

I can see parents using this book to prompt exploration on history of balloons - properties of gases, and more. It's a fun topic for all ages.

akunzeman Mar 09, 2011

Homeschoolers can find a great free lapbook for this book at http://www.homeschoolshare.com/hot_air.php

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