HARVEY POTTER'S BALLOON FARM by Jerdine Nolen

HARVEY POTTER'S BALLOON FARM

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Age Range: 6 - 8
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KIRKUS REVIEW

 Harvey Potter owns a genuine US Government Inspected balloon farm where he grows balloons to order: clowns, animals, monsters for Halloween, and even--when the young narrator who has been delightedly watching the crops gets old enough to strike out on her own--a huge floater to carry her off. What's his secret? Since he farms at night, no one knows. Nolen's writing has an oral lilt to it; Buehner (Adventures of Taxi Dog, etc.) depicts Potter's unique crop in jellybean colors, bobbing atop cornstalks in businesslike rows. A wonderfully appealing premise, skillfully developed. (Picture book. 6-8)

Pub Date: April 1st, 1994
ISBN: 0-688-07887-7
Page count: 32pp
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15th, 1994




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