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The wild swans, and other stories

Michael Hornby

The wild swans, and other stories

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Published by Hamlyn in Middlesex .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementstories for pictures by Michael Hornby, pictures by Rokuro Komamiya.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p.,ill.,27cm
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15086041M
ISBN 100600003817
OCLC/WorldCa30295227

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