The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot (Picture Puffin Books)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 1987 07 Pages: 40 Language: English in Publisher: Penguin This book ... recounts the the persistence of a Frenchman. Louis. to build a flying machine to cross the English Channel .... The text is succinct. caption-like in its directness and evity .... The paintings ... add the necessary texture and tone to this marriage. This is vintage Provensen. - School Liary Journal. Caldecott Medal.

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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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-Factually accurate, yes-but also a witty pictorial reincarnation of Bleriot+s first experience of an airship. . . . There+s dash, style, and economy here in both text and pictures.+ - Kirkus Reviews
-Fact is turned into magic.+ - The New York Times Book Review

"Factually accurate, yes-but also a witty pictorial reincarnation of Bleriot's first experience of an airship . . . There's dash, style, and economy here in both text and pictures."-- Kirkus Reviews
"Fact is turned into magic."-- The New York Times Book Review
"This book...recounts the persistence of a Frenchman, Louis Bleriot, to build a flying machine to cross the English Channel.... The text is succinct, caption-like in its directness and brevity . . . The paintings...add the necessary texture and tone to this marriage. This is vintage Provensen"-- School Library Journal

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