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The Fuzzy Duckling

by Alice Provensen Martin Provensen Jane Werner Watson

Alice and Martin Provensen's illustrations are so delightful that children will want to join the fuzzy duckling on his stroll through the countryside, meeting animals along the way. This adorable counting story by Jane Werner Watson is as fresh today as it was in 1949.

The Glorious Flight Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot

by Alice Provensen Martin Provensen

From the Book Jacket: THE GLORIOUS FLIGHT MR. LOUIS BLéRIOT IS OUT FOR A DRIVE WITH his family on a morning like any other morning in France in the year 1901. Suddenly he sees a machine flying through the air, and immediately he knows, even before he drives into a wagon full of pumpkins, that he too must fly. So begins Briot's obsession with flying, marked by efforts both humorous and dangerous and culminating in a daring flight across the English Channel in 1909. The astonished world applauds Louis Briot, whose flight is the first of its kind, eighteen years before Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Alice and Martin Provensen's richly detailed paintings convey this exciting and historic event with wonderful authenticity. Exquisite color tones and shifting perspectives create a convincing sense of air and space, allowing every reader to experience the wonder of flight.

The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Blériot July 25, 1909

by Alice Provensen Martin Provensen

A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Blériot XI which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900s.

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