Author: Mary Calhoun

Illustrator: Erick Calhoun

Publisher: William Morrow & Co. (pb. Mulberry Books, an imprint of William Morrow & Co.)

Narrated by: William Windom

Description: After hearing this tale of a cat and his hot-air balloon adventure, LeVar attends a colorful national ballooning event in South Carolina. He then provides a comical look into the past at some flying machines that didn't.

Activity Suggestion: List all the things that are the same about balloons, gliders, helicopters and spaceships. List all the differences.

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