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

By: Sweet, Melissa, 1956-.
Contributor(s): Newborn, Rachel [bkd] | Paquette, Crystal [pmn] | Houghton Mifflin Books for Children [pbl] | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company [pbl].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2011Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 29 cm.ISBN: 9780547199450 (hbk.); 0547199457 (hbk.).Subject(s): Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942 -- Juvenile literature | Puppeteers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Thanksgiving Day -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature | Parades -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature | Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942 | Puppeteers -- United States -- Biography | Thanksgiving Day -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Parades -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942 | Puppeteers -- United States -- Biography | Thanksgiving Day -- New York (N.Y.) -- History | Parades -- New York (N.Y.) -- HistoryGenre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 2011.DDC classification: 791.5/3092 | B Awards: Sibert Informational Book Award Winner (2012).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.
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Houghton Miflin Books for Children is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

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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.

Sibert Informational Book Award Winner (2012).

"Book design by Rachel Newborn ; Production supervision by by Crystal Paquette ; Manufactured in Singapore"--t.p. verso.

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