Mafie and the Persian pink petunias. by Aileen Olsen

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York .

Written in English

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A Caribbean family wants to keep a mischievous hen when she begins to lay eggs.

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Book details

StatementPictures by Lilian Obligado.
ContributionsObligado, Lilian, illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.O5172 Mas
The Physical Object
Pagination[41] p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4443583M
ISBN 100200716700
LC Control Number79105255

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