Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride

06 April 2020 | By Marjorie Priceman | Filed in: hot air balloons.

The first manned hot air balloon is about to take off But what are those noises coming from the basket Based on the POSSIBLY true report of a day in 1783, this is the story of PERHAPS the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as SORT OF told to Marjorie Priceman.

Sebastian and the Balloon

06 April 2020 | By Philip C. Stead | Filed in: hot air balloons.

On a boring day, on a dull street, Sebastian sat high atop his roof something he was never supposed to do When he launched himself into the air in his balloon made of Grandma s afghans and patchwork quilts, his journey took on a life of its own and his boring day turned into the adventure of a

And Away We Go!

06 April 2020 | By Migy | Filed in: hot air balloons.

Mr Fox is going to the moon Away he goes in his hot air balloon But wait Can Elephant come too Sure Let s bring along some pizza What about Giraffe And Squirrel Everyone is welcome in Mr Fox s balloon, but look outwill everyone fit In the tradition of classic cumulative tales like

Distinguished Daddy (Once Upon a Daddy, #3)

06 April 2020 | By Kelli Callahan | Filed in: hot air balloons.

How could I possibly resist one night with the hottest Daddy alive Walker Delaney is a soap opera legend He turns every head when he walks down the street He s distinguished, bold, and hot as sin They even put him on the cover of Oh Daddy Magazine Most women have a secret fantasy or two about


06 April 2020 | By Ella Fox | Filed in: hot air balloons.

Gorgeous, charming, and funny, Vaughn Corbett rose far above his less than optimal beginning to become a household name Known for being a dynamic and unflappable interviewer, no one was surprised than he when he got tongue tied over a gorgeous blonde in the middle of a live interview Allie

The Colonel and the Bee

06 April 2020 | By Patrick Canning | Filed in: hot air balloons.

The Amazing Beatrix works as an acrobat in a 19th Century circus, no home or family to speak of When a daring escape from her abusive ringleader crosses Beatrix s path with that of the daring adventurer Colonel James Bacchus, the unlikely pair team up, fly to safety aboard the Colonels miraculous

To Capture What We Cannot Keep

06 April 2020 | By Beatrice Colin | Filed in: hot air balloons.

Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young Scottish widow and a French engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and mile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above

The Balloonist

06 April 2020 | By MacDonald Harris | Filed in: hot air balloons.

As in the best of Jules Verne or Albert Sanchez Pinol, The Balloonist is a gripping and surreal yarn, chilling and comic by turn, that brilliantly reinvents the Arctic adventure.It is July 1897, at the northernmost reach of the inhabited world A Swedish scientist, an American journalist, and a

Felicity & Cordelia: A Tale of Two Bunnies

06 April 2020 | By Lisa Jahn-Clough | Filed in: hot air balloons.

Felicity likes adventures Cordelia likes to stay home While Felicity sets off on her hot air balloon, Cordelia picks berries and bakes pies Through letters, paintings, and dreams, the two are never far apart When Felicity runs into trouble on her trip, she knows that it s time to come back home.

Once Upon a Time in the North (His Dark Materials, #0.5)

06 April 2020 | By Philip Pullman | Filed in: hot air balloons.

In this prequel episode from Philip Pullman s His Dark Materials universe, Lee Scoresby Texan aeronaut and future friend to Lyra Belacqua is 24 years old The story reveals the origins of Scoresby s friendship with Iorek Byrnison as well as Scoresby s aeronautical career After winning his

Miranda the Explorer: A Magical Round-the-World Adventure

06 April 2020 | By James Mayhew | Filed in: hot air balloons.

Miranda wins a balloon ridebut the rope snaps and away she goes, over seas, mountains, and deserts She touches down at the Taj Mahal and the Pyramids, flies over the Great Wall of China, visits Japan, almost falls into a river full of crocodiles in Australia, makes some new friends at the Leaning