...As a boy Henrik is given a book full of woodcut images that tell the story of Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, the world’s first balloonist. The book gives brief snippets of Rozier’s life, first describing the process he went through to create his first balloon, and it ends with him flying high in the air....
Cover Page Footnote
"The Balloonist Dreams of Flight" was originally published at Booth.
"The Balloonist Dreams of Flight,"
Booth: Vol. 6
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/booth/vol6/iss11/3