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Tell Me a Story: Balloon Tree

Book and CD

narrator Phoebe Gilman

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Mar 2005
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    Publish Date
    Mar 2005
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3


Princess Leora is left behind at the castle with the nasty Archduke. The king has told her to signal with balloons if something goes wrong - but then the Archduke outlaws balloons. What will happen?

About the author

PHOEBE GILMAN, la créatrice tant appréciée de la collection Lili Tire-bouchon, est aussi la plume derrière les livres primés Un merveilleux petit rien!, Les trésors de Lili Tire-bouchon, L’hippopotame bleu et L’arbre aux ballons. Elle est décédée en 2002.


Pheobe Gilman was the beloved creator of the Jillian Jiggs (Lili Tire-bouchon) series as well as the award-winning Something from Nothing (Un merveilleux petit rien!), The Gypsy Princess, Pirate Pearl, Little Blue Ben, The Balloon Tree (L'arbre aux ballons), and Grandma and the Pirates. She passed away in 2002.

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  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice

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