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Sweet, Melissa, 1956-
Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade / written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jGVY.Swee85 B2 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942 -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Puppeteers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Thanksgiving Day -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature
Parades -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature
Balloons in art -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Summary Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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