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A Newbery Medal Winner Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions.Winner of the 1948 Newbery Medal, this classic fantasy-adventure is now available in a handsome new edition. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell astory that has no age limit." The Horn Book"

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Professor William Waterman Sherman just wants to be alone. So he decides to take a year off and spen....

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An absurd and fantastic tale. . . . Truth and fiction are cleverly mingled. (School Library Journal)

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