A lively, remarkable and highly readable retrospective of this much loved American spectacle. -- Robin Hall Current Executive Producer of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, October 2004 Arcadia Publishing Press Release
Fascinating facts about all the favorite balloons. -- New York TImes Bookshelf: New York Illustrated, December 4, 2004
These photographs of the Macy's Parade will summon childhood memories and the Pavlovian sensation of turkey cooking in the kitchen. -- New York Times Bookshelf: New York Illustrated, December 4, 2004
This gloriously detailed book wonderfully reflects nine decades of confetti filled performances. Captures the excitement and magic of it all. -- Jean McFaddin, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Executive Producer-Director, 1977-2000. October 2004 Arcadia Publishing Press Release
Robert M. Grippo, a frequent participant in the parade, has been researching the history of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for many years. Driven by his passion for the event, he compiled this work with the help of Christopher Hoskins, a professional photographer, and the special assistance of Macy's Annual Events, the New York Daily News, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, and the University of Akron.
A great book with great pictures and text covering the parade form its beginnings. Especially like the newspaper advertisements for the parade. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Andrew Vancott
Very nice product. I strongly recommend it and you will love it too. I am very happy with it because its very good.Published 19 months ago by Guillermo Donadio
Bought this book as a Christmas present for my Mom who was born in 1924, around the same time the parade began, she is thoroughly enjoying it.Published 20 months ago by Carolin Phillips
This is a great book that has the history of the parade and many photos of old Balloons and parade photos.
My nephew marched in this year's parade in the ALL AMERICAN BAND. Purchased the book for him as a primer before he traveled to NY. Prior to giving it to him, I read it. Read morePublished on November 24, 2012 by Harley
Great Book! The only reason I am not giving it 5 stars is that it did not arrive covered in plastic. Read morePublished on November 30, 2010 by Connie R. Wynn
I enjoyed this book very much and only wish it were bigger in size to display the pictures better and that more could have been included. Read morePublished on January 31, 2007 by Linda M. Muller