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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Author: Mordicai Gerstein
In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detai...  more »
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780312368784
ISBN-10: 031236878X
Publication Date: 4/17/2007
Pages: 40
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Square Fish
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Great story. Parents, see the documentary MAN ON WIRE about this same tightrope walker. Amazing story.

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