The Balloon Tree: 20th Anniversary Edition

September 1, 2004|
The Balloon Tree: 20th Anniversary Edition by Phoebe Gilman
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Balloons! They are the favourite playthings of Princess Leora. When her father, the king, goes to a neighbouring kingdom to participate in a tournament, he tells Leora to signal him with balloons if anything goes wrong. But the archduke, planning to take over the kingdom, promptly locks the princess in her room and orders all the balloons in the kingdom to be popped.

With the help of a wizard and a boy with the only balloon left in the kingdom, Leora is able to plant a balloon tree that blossoms into thousands of balloons. But will it be in time to save the kingdom?

PHOEBE GILMAN was one of Canada''s best-loved children''s author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated such classics as Something for Nothing, The Gypsy Princess and the Jillian Jiggs series. Phoebe lived in New York, Europe and Israel and worked as an artist and teacher before settling down in Toronto, Ontario. She passed away in 20...
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Title:The Balloon Tree: 20th Anniversary EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:32 pages, 10.4 X 8.42 X 0.12 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.4 X 8.42 X 0.12 inPublished:September 1, 2004Publisher:Scholastic Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439961874

ISBN - 13:9780439961875

Appropriate for ages: 5

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