You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum
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|aWeitzman, Jacqueline Preiss.
|aYou can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum /|cstory by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman ; pictures by Robin Preiss Glasser.
|aYou can not take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum
|aNew York :|bPuffin Books,|c2000.
|a37 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c28 cm.
|aFirst published: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 1998.
|aIn this wordless story, a young girl and her grandmother view works inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, while the balloon she has been forced to leave outside floats around New York City causing a series of mishaps that mirror scenes in the museum's artworks.
|aMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)|vJuvenile fiction.
While she's in the Metropolitan Museum with her grandmother, a little girl leaves her prized yellow balloon tied to a railing outside. But its string becomes untied, and the balloon embarks on an uproarious journey through New York City. With an ever-increasing cast of wacky urban characters in tow, it soars past a host of landmarks. Eighteen famous paintings and sculptures are reproduced in this delightful, wordless book that explores the magical relationship between art and life.