Up & Down
The Adventures of John Jeffries, First American to Fly
Coming June 12, 2018. Preorder now!
By: Don Brown
For the thrill of science!
The incomparable Don Brown chronicles the ballooning misadventures of John Jeffries, scientist and aviation pioneer.
Swept up by the European ballooning craze of the 1780s, Dr. John Jeffries longed to become the first person to fly across the English Channel. But first he had to outwit a rascally copilot, keep the balloon from bursting, and avoid crashing into the sea. The good doctor's quick-thinking solutions will surprise young readers--and keep them giggling.
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Author Bio:Don Brown, author/illustrator
Don Brown is the author and illustrator of more than two dozen books for young readers, including Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, an Orbis Pictus Award winner and a Sibert Honor book. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and expressive watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy of lives lived with passion. School Library Journal has called him "a current pacesetter who has put the finishing touches on the standards for storyographies."
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ISBN: 978-1-63289-661-2 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-63289-660-5 PDF
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Page count: 40
81/2 x 11
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