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“Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade,” published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, is about Tony Sarg, the artistic inventor who conceived the huge balloons that float through New York City each Thanksgiving. Beginning at a very young age, his never-ending zeal for play and discovery delighted millions, and likewise, Sweet's festive words, mixed media illustrations and thorough research, bring their own contagious joy to this celebration of his life's creative process.
- Nonfiction, Arts
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2012 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780547199450
Sweet's inspired mixed media illustrations illuminate the personality and work of a man passionately interested in many things. Her collages combine disparate elements to create a cohesive whole, echoing the ways in which Roget ordered the world into lists that evolved into his groundbreaking thesaurus.
Sweet's mixed-media collage and primitive watercolors flow seamlessly with Bryant's prose to reveal the important bits and pieces of Williams's ordinary yet extraordinary life as a doctor and poet.
This enticing biography of beloved children's book author E. B. White seamlessly incorporates photographs, personal letters, pages from his books, and collage illustrations with engaging text.
Readers will be inspired by the passion and perseverance of artist Horace Pippin in this engaging picture book biography. The tightly woven narrative coupled with mixed media collage, watercolor and gouache illustrations capture the essence of Pippin's life and work.
- Nonfiction, Arts, Visual Arts
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2014 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780375867125