A voyage in the clouds : the (mostly) true story of the first international flight by balloon in 1785 /
Matthew Olshan ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
edition
First edition.
imprint
New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2016.
description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN
0374329540, 9780374329549
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2016.
isbn
0374329540
9780374329549
abstract
"A picture book inspired by the true story of how the first international flight was an Englishman and a French man who rode in a balloon across the English Channel"--
Dr. John Jeffries and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, each want to be the first man to fly from one country to another, across the English Channel. There's only one problem: they can't stand each other! Inspired by the true story of the first international flight.
catalogue key
10661739

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