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Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade

CRITICS HAVE SAID

  • With lighthearted watercolors, fanciful scrapbooking, and collaged typography, Sweet shows how Sarg, a self-taught immigrant, combined an indomitable curiosity with an engineer’s know-how and a forever-young imagination.
    Publishers Weekly
  • Rich in detail, the gouache, collage, and mixed-media illustrations are a stand-out, capturing the charm of the period and the awe-inspiring balloons.
    School Library Journal
  • This clever marriage of information and illustration soars high.
    Kirkus Reviews

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