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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.
  • Awards: Sibert Informational Book Award Winner (2012).

Available copies

  • 30 of 32 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 32 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 07/31/2017
Beverly Bookmobile Children's Nonfiction Child PN 1982 .S27 S84 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
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 jB/Sarg (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Children's Biographies jB/Sarg (Text to Phone) Available -
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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
Newborn, Rachel. (book designer). Paquette, Crystal. (production manager). Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. (publisher.). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. (publisher.).

Citation:

Sweet, Melissa. "Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade." Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.

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