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Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot, July 25, 1909

Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot, July 25, 1909
 

This book . . . recounts the persistence of a Frenchman, Louis, to build a flying machine to cross the English Channel. . . . The text is succinct, caption-like in its directness and brevity. . . . The paintings . . . add the necessary texture and tone to this marriage. This is v... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780808591740
Published 1 August 1987 by Turtleback Books
Format Library Binding, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
Author(s) By Provensen, Alice
Series Picture Puffin books

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ISBN-13 9780808591740
ISBN-10 0808591746
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Turtleback Books
Imprint Turtleback Books
Publication Date 1 August 1987
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
Edition Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
Author(s) By Provensen, Alice
Series Picture Puffin books
Category History
Transport Technologies
Interest Age 4-8 years
Reading Age 4-8 years
Library of Congress Airplanes, Airplanes - Design and construction, Air pilots, Bleriot, Louis
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 48 pp
Dimensions Width: 257mm
Height: 212mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 331g
Dewey Code 629.130924
Catalogue Code Not specified

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This book . . . recounts the persistence of a Frenchman, Louis, to build a flying machine to cross the English Channel. . . . The text is succinct, caption-like in its directness and brevity. . . . The paintings . . . add the necessary texture and tone to this marriage. This is vintage Provensen .--School Library Journal. Caldecott Medal.

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