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Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade / written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780547199450 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0547199457 (hbk.)
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2011.

Available copies

  • 26 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 31 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Bookmobile Children's Nonfiction Child PN 1982 .S27 S84 2011 (Text to phone) Checked out 09/12/2014
Beverly Bookmobile Children's Nonfiction Child PN 1982 .S27 S84 2011 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/12/2014
Beverly Farms Children's Nonfiction Child Holiday PN 1982 .S27 S84 2011 (Thanksgiving) (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Farms Children's Nonfiction Child Holiday PN 1982 .S27 S84 2011(Thanksgiving) (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Children's Nonfiction Child PN 1982 .S27 S84 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Children's Holiday Picture Book Child Holiday Picture Book SWE (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Children's Picture Books JJ / Sweet / Thanksgiving (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Children's Picture Books E/Sweet (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Children's Biographies EZ jB/Sarg (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Children's Biographies jB/Sarg (Text to phone) Offline -
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Content descriptions

General Note: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Illustrations rendered using gouache, collage and mixed media.
"Book design by Rachel Newborn ; Production supervision by Crystal Paquette ; Manufactured in Singapore"--t.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary: Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Target Audience Note: Elementary Grade.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader 5.4
Awards Note: Sibert Informational Book Award Winner (2012).
Newborn, Rachel. book designer (Added Author). Paquette, Crystal. production manager (Added Author). Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. publisher. (Added Author). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. publisher. (Added Author).

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