Author: William Pene du Bois
Number Of Pages: 192
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 1947-09-14
Details: A Newbery Medal Winner and timeless classic
Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions.
“William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell a story that has no age limit.”—The Horn Book
Package Dimensions: 9.9 x 6.5 x 0.7 inches