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Balloons over Broadway

The True Story Of The Puppeteer Of Macy's Parade

By Melissa Sweet, 1956-

Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these "upside-down puppets"? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire! In brilliant collage illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Melissa 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 Parade. Winner of the 2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal and the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award.

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ISBN

9780547199450


Format: Book
Author: Sweet, Melissa, 1956-
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.
Title: Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade / written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
Publisher Date: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2011.
Subject: 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.
Isbn: 9780547199450 (hbk.) 0547199457 (hbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 17
System Items Total: 18
Call Number: CB Sarg
Oclc: 678923828
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Bib Id: 368635

Format: Book
Author: Sweet, Melissa, 1956-
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.
Title: Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade / written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
Publisher, Date: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2011.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 x 29 cm.
Subjects: Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Puppeteers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Thanksgiving Day -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Parades -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2010044181
ISBN: 9780547199450 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0547199457 (hbk.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 17
Total Copies: 18
Call Number: CB Sarg