Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story Of The Puppeteer Of Macy's Parade (bank Street College Of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (awards))
- Number of Pages: 40
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Everyone's a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these “ upside-down puppets”? In brilliant collage illustrations, the award-winning artist Melissa 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 turn out to be the trademark of Macy's Parade. Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire!
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