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Seven diving ducks by Margaret Friskey

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Published by David McKay Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Friskey; pictures by Lucia Patton.
ContributionsPatton, Lucia, illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.F93 Se
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6400335M
LC Control Number40007602

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