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The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot, July 25, 1909
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date July 1, 1987
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140507294
ISBN-10 0140507299
Dimensions 0.25 by 10 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Text and detailed paintings record Frenchman Louis Bleriot's humorous and dangerous experiments with flying machines and his daring flight across the English Channel
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Winner of the Caldecott Medal, this stunningly illustrated book depicts Louis Bleriot's historic first cross-Channel flight.

“Factually accurate, yes-but also a witty pictorial reincarnation of Bleriot’s first experience of an airship”--Kirkus Reviews

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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Puffin (July 1, 1987); titled "The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot, July 25, 1909"
9780140507294 | details & prices | 10.00 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which in 1909 became the first heavier-than-air machine to fly the English Channel.
School and Library
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Reprint edition from Viking Childrens Books (October 14, 2010)
9780670342594 | details & prices | 39 pages | 8.75 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.90 lbs | List price $17.99
About: A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900's.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606019750
 
from Demco Media (July 1, 1987); titled "The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot, July 25, 1909"
9780606019750 | details & prices | 10.25 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.81
About: A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which in 1909 became the first heavier-than-air machine to fly the English Channel.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781435207516
 
from Paw Prints (June 28, 2007); titled "The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot, July 25, 1909"
9781435207516 | details & prices | 10.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.70 lbs | List price $15.99
About: A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which in 1909 became the first heavier-than-air machine to fly the English Channel.

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