Sky Sailors

Sky Sailors

True Stories of the Balloon Era

Book - 2010 | 1st ed.
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An introduction to the history of ballooning introduces the pioneers of human flight and their contraptions which were used to cross large bodies of water, sail over enemy armies, and fly into storms, from 1783 until the early twentieth century.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780374370145
Branch Call Number: 910.4 BRIST
Characteristics: 134 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

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The first people who saw a hot air balloon—in 1783--thought it was a monster and stabbed it to kill it. For the next 120 years, until planes replaced them, balloons were the way people explored the sky, risking death in the process.

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