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The Glorious Flight

Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909

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$8.99 US
On sale Aug 01, 1987 | 40 Pages | 9780140507294
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
  • WINNER
    Caldecott Medal Winner
ALICE PROVENSEN (1918-2018) and her husband, Martin, illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm and numerous Little Golden Books, such as The Color Kittens and Katie the Kitten. They won the Caldecott Medal for The Glorious Fight in 1984, and Alice won a Caldecott Honor in 1982 for A Visit to William Blake's Inn. View titles by Alice Provensen
MARTIN PROVENSEN (1916–1987) and his wife, Alice, illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm and numerous Little Golden Books, such as The Color Kittens and Katie the Kitten. In 1984, they won the Caldecott Medal for The Glorious Fight, which they wrote and illustrated together. View titles by Martin Provensen

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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

Awards

  • WINNER
    Caldecott Medal Winner

Author

ALICE PROVENSEN (1918-2018) and her husband, Martin, illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm and numerous Little Golden Books, such as The Color Kittens and Katie the Kitten. They won the Caldecott Medal for The Glorious Fight in 1984, and Alice won a Caldecott Honor in 1982 for A Visit to William Blake's Inn. View titles by Alice Provensen
MARTIN PROVENSEN (1916–1987) and his wife, Alice, illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm and numerous Little Golden Books, such as The Color Kittens and Katie the Kitten. In 1984, they won the Caldecott Medal for The Glorious Fight, which they wrote and illustrated together. View titles by Martin Provensen

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