Museum of New Mexico Press


Pop Flop's Great Balloon Ride

Nancy Abruzzo, Author
Noel Chilton, Illustrator

Pop Flop's great balloon adventure begins on a chilly October morning during Balloon Fiesta. Get up! It's time to see the balloons! Soon there's fire in the sky like dragon's breath as the first hot-air balloons take to the skies: it's the Dawn Patrol! Suitable for ages 4-8.


"Written by Nancy Abruzzo of the famous ballooning family and a pilot herself, this book introduces young readers to the wonders of this particular kind of flight. The vividly colorful illustrations depict many of the famous balloon shapes and the glorious sight of a New Mexico sky filled with hot-air balloons."
-Santa Fe New Mexican

Trim: 11" x 9"

Pages: 32

Illustrations: 21 color illustrations

Folklore/Folk Arts

New Mexico


Cloth Distributed $12.95