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Come meet the Queen of the Falls and witness with your own eyes her daring ride

At the turn of the nineteenth century, a retired sixty-two-year-old charm school instructor named Annie Edson Taylor, seeking fame and fortune, decided to do something that no one in the world had ever done before--she would go over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel.

She could remember standing in a park near the falls, hypnotized by the sight and sound, and holding her father's hand as they took a walk that would lead them closer. That's what everyone wonders when they see Niagara . . . How close will their courage let them get to it?

This gorgeous, imaginative picture book is from two-time Caldecott winner Chris Van Allsburg, creator of Jumanji and The Polar Express.

  • ISBN-13: 9780547315812
  • ISBN-10: 0547315813
  • Publisher: Clarion Books
  • Publish Date: April 2011
  • Dimensions: 11.78 x 8.51 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.98 pounds
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9