Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet cover, a man leading a giant parade balloon down a busy street

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade

Written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011

11" x 9"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

The Sibert Award given by the American Library Association is for best informational book of the year. Balloons Over Broadway is a biography full of facts and wonder. Sweet imagines Tony Sarg's creative process through the images of Humpty Dumpty and all of his parts on this process art page.


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