Synopsis: Professor William Waterman Sherman's dream of escaping civilization comes to an end when his balloon crashes on the island of Krakatoa. Hidden inside this volcanic island, Professor Sherman discovers an international community of artists, inventors and musicians. When Krakatoa erupts with the loudest explosion the world has ever heard, the Professor's life is changed forever.
This Newbery award winning novel written and illustrated
by William Pène Dubois is published by Viking Press.
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