|Statement||by Virginia Stafford and Larry Eisenberg. Illus. by Blanche Sloan.|
|Contributions||Eisenberg, Larry, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||GV1471 .S77|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
|LC Control Number||57000751|
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