Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride

hot air the (mostly) true story of the first hot-air balloon ride

The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket? Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this is the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.---from the publisher

40 pages                        978-0689826429                     Ages 4-8

Keywords: hot air balloon, transportation, Caldecott Honor book, adventure, 18th century, Europe, historical fiction, farm animals, fun, humor, animals

Editor's note:  A mix of fact and fiction

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