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The Resource Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade, written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet

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

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Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Title
Balloons over Broadway
Title remainder
the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Title variation
Balloons over Broadway
Title variation remainder
the true story of the puppeteer of Macys Parade
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Language
eng
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
Summary
Presents a tribute to the creator of the giant balloons that fill the sky during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, tracing the work of artist Tony Sarg, whose innovative "upside-down puppet" creations have become the parade's trademark
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Beehive Children's Informational Book Award (Utah), 2014.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, 2012.
  • Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Illustration, 2011.
  • Jefferson Cup Award for Younger Readers, 2012.
  • Lupine Award (Maine) for Picture Book, 2011.
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 2012.
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2012.
Awards note
Sibert Informational Book Award Winner (2012).
Biography type
individual biography
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10018556
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.5/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Elementary Grade
Interest level
  • LG
  • K-2
LC call number
PN1982.S27
LC item number
S84 2011
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1000
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 0
  • 3
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 5.4.
  • 5.4
  • 5.5
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True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
juvenile
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the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Label
Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade, written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Link
http://melissasweet.net/
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  • 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"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn678923828
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780547199450
Lccn
2010044181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780547199450
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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(OCoLC)678923828
Label
Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade, written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Link
http://melissasweet.net/
Publication
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"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn678923828
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780547199450
Lccn
2010044181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780547199450
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)678923828

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