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The Big Balloon Race
By Eleanor Coerr and Carolyn Croll (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Publication date October 1, 1986
Binding Paperback
Edition Pap/cas
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9781559942218
ISBN-10 1559942215
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 14.75 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $8.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Ariel and her mother, a famous 19th-century aeronaut, fly their balloon in a suspense-filled race. "A fast-action story [based on an actual event]. . . . Balloon fact and lingo are nicely woven into the story line, and [the] pictures add historical flavor." 'BL.

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  • Editions
    Paperback
    Book cover for 9780064440530 Book cover for 9781430108207 Book cover for 9781559942218
     
    With Carolyn Croll (other contributor) | Pap/com edition from Live Oak Media (January 31, 2010)
    9781430108207 | details & prices | 4.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $31.95
    About: Ariel would love to be in the basket of Lucky Star on the day of the big balloon race against Bernard the Brave.
    With Carolyn Croll (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Harpercollins Childrens Books (May 1, 1992)
    9780064440530 | details & prices | 62 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.25 lbs | List price $3.99
    About: Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it
    The price comparison is for this edition
    With Carolyn Croll (other contributor) | Pap/cas edition from Harpercollins Childrens Books (October 1, 1986)
    9781559942218 | details & prices | 6.00 × 14.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.40 lbs | List price $8.99
    About: Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it.
    Library
    Book cover for 9781424205738
     
    from Fitzgerald Books (January 1, 2007); titled "Big Balloon Race"
    9781424205738 | details & prices | 62 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $13.85
    About: Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it.
    With Carolyn Croll (other contributor) | Ill edition from Harpercollins (May 1, 1992)
    9780060213534 | details & prices | 62 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.65 lbs | List price $16.89
    About: Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her to win it.
    Reinforced
    Book cover for 9780606019989
     
    from Demco Media (May 1, 1992)
    9780606019989 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.50 lbs | List price $12.47
    About: Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it
    Prebinding
    Book cover for 9780808532002
     
    from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
    9780808532002 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.40 lbs | List price $13.55
    About: Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it

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