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Balloons Over Broadway : The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
by Melissa Sweet


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Everyone's a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these "upside-down puppets"? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire In brilliant collage illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Melissa 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 Parade.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Everyone's a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these "upside-down puppets"? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire In brilliant collage illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Melissa 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 Parade. Winner of the 2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal and the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780547199450
  • ISBN-10: 0547199457
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: November 2011
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-7
  • Dimensions: 9.25 x 11.38 x 0.38 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.96 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Art
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Holidays & Celebrations - Thanksgiving
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Technology - How Things Work/Are Made

 
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