The glorious flight : across the Channel with Louis Blériot, July 25, 1909 / Alice and Martin Provensen.
By: Provensen, Alice.
Contributor(s): Provensen, Martin | Viking Press [pbl].Material type: BookSeries: Caldecott: Publisher: New York : Viking Press, c1983Edition: 1st ed.Description: 39 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.ISBN: 0670342599; 9780670342594.Subject(s): Blériot, Louis, 1872-1936 -- Juvenile literature | Flying-machines -- Juvenile literature | Airplanes -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature | Endurance flights -- Juvenile literature | Blériot, Louis, 1872-1936 | Air pilots | Airplanes -- Design and construction | Bleriot, Louis, 1872-1936 | Airplanes -- Design and construction | Air pilotsGenre/Form: Caldecott Medal -- 1984. | Juvenile literature -- 1983. | Biographies -- 1984.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Glorious flight.DDC classification: 629.13/092/4 | B Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1984.Summary: A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Blériot XI, which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900s.
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Art techniques used: Sepia toned acrylic, pen and ink illustrations with folk like, stylized characters.
A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Blériot XI, which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900s.
Caldecott Medal, 1984.