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Published by Steck-Vaughn Library in Austin, Tex .
Written in English


  • Zoology -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Nature -- Miscellanea.,
  • Animals -- Miscellanea.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Joyce Pope ; illustrated by Adam Hook and Helen Ward.
SeriesCurious creatures
ContributionsHook, Adam, ill., Ward, Helen, 1962- ill.
LC ClassificationsQL49 .P748 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1564421M
ISBN 100811431576
LC Control Number91046092

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