Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride

By Marjorie Priceman

Energetic lines and rich watercolors animate this aerial adventure over eighteenthcentury France. Priceman, who received a 1996 Caldecott honor for Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin, combines spare text, dynamic design, and masterful perspective to illuminate the humor and high jinks of three animals swept up in the winds of history.

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