Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm

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Perfection Learning Corporation, Apr 1, 1998
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Harvey Potter was a very strange fellow indeed. He was a farmer but not like any farmer you've ever met. He didn't grow corn, okra, or tomatoes. Harvey Potter grew balloons. No one knew exactly how he did it, but with the help of the light of a full moon, one friendly child catches a peek of just how Harvey Potter does it. And keeps some magic for herself.

"This is the best sort of fantasy imaginative, inventive, and believable. Harvey Potter is a wonder he's the owner of a genuine U.S. Government Inspected Balloon farm. And Nolen's tale about this man, narrated by the African-American girl who learns balloon-farming magic from him, is equally wondrous.... This title should sail onto every library shelf. May Nolen grow a bumper crop of books." " School Library Journal."

"Downright glorious."" Publishers Weekly"(starred review).

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User Review  - bmalon6 - LibraryThing

"Balloon Farm" is a must read for a classroom! The main idea of "Balloon Farm" is to show student's that it is alright to be different and think outside the box. The main idea of this book is one of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jillian_Magee - LibraryThing

In my opinion Balloon Farm is a really good book. I liked Balloon farm because the farmer doesn’t grow the typical crops like corn and tomatoes, he grows balloons. I really liked how bright and vivid ... Read full review

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