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Published by New Readers Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Tales

  • About the Edition

    A collection of nine folktales from different parts of the world.

    Edition Notes

    Statementretold by Tana Reiff ; illustrated by Cheri Bladholm.
    SeriesTimeless tales
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18190550M
    ISBN 100883362716

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