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Author: William Pene du Bois Narrator: Hal Hollings Publisher: Listening Library Audio Length: Release Date: February 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780525624110

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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. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell a story that has no age limit."—The Horn Book

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About the Narrator

Betty Birney graduated from Webster College (now Webster University) in Webster Groves, Missouri, majoring in English and writing. When the Disney Channel started, she became a writer and story editor for Welcome to Pooh Corner. Since then, she has written more than 200 episodes of animated and live-action television programs including Madeline, Doug, Bobby’s World, Dumbo’s Circus, The Puzzle Place, Camp Candy, Little Mouse on the Prairie, Where’s Waldo, Fraggle Rock and Zoobilee Zoo. Birney has won a Writer’s Guild of America Award and three Humanitas Prizes (as well as two other nominations). She has also won a Daytime Emmy Award for Madeline.