William Pene Du Bois

The Twenty-One Balloons

originally published:
New York : Viking Press


  • Newbery(1948)

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bio notes:
born: 5/9/1916
died: 2/5/1993
born as: William Pene Du Bois

American author and illustrator of children's books noted for his comic coterie of peculiar characters. In 1948 he was awarded the Newbery Medal for The Twenty-One Balloons (1947). Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature