Please Bring Balloons

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
20 Reviews
Every day can be an adventure. Especially if you bring balloons.

Ever wondered what it would be like to ride a carousel right off its platform?  As Emma discovers, all it takes is a handful of balloons and a very kind polar bear to show you the way.  This soaring story of friendship, between a carousel bear and the little girl who noticed him, will take readers to the arctic and back—in time for bedtime, of course—and remind them anything is possible.  Even flying.

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Great illustrations, sweet fun story. - Goodreads
As cute as the story is, the pictures far outshine it. - Goodreads
Love the mix media collage illustrations. - Goodreads
I loved the colors and the illustrations. - Goodreads
Beautiful, beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads
The plot comes full circle when a new message is found. - Kirkus

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

As cute as the story is, the pictures far outshine it. I wish I knew the back story to the illustrations. There are numbers, dates, music notes, maps, and incredible colors. Worth checking out. Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer Leigh - Goodreads

This story is beautiful and adventurous! And the illustrations are just gorgeous, with mixed paper, paint, and pencil. Emma finds a note and brings balloons to the carousel, and her life will never be the same again. <3 Read full review

About the author (2013)

Lindsay Ward is fascinated by the way the world looks from above and has always wanted to write a story with a little magic. Add to that the fact that her parents actually met painting carousel animals, and it's clear that Please Bring Balloons is a story she was meant to write. Born and raised in California, Lindsay received her BA from Syracuse University. She is now a cut-paper artist living and working in Peninsula, Ohio.

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