When James paints a pirate face on his new balloon, ties it to a chair, and invites it to dinner, his parents say, "What a well-mannered balloon!" But that night, after James's parents have gone to bed, the balloon comes alive and decides it wants to eat everything in the house--including James!

The Well-Mannered Balloon 1991, Houghton Mifflin, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780152949860

Trade paperback

The Well-Mannered Balloon 1976, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P

ISBN-13: 9780152949853

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