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Fly away Peter.

Frank Dickens

Fly away Peter.

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Published by Scroll Press in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

A giraffe whose neck is too short and a bird who can"t fly play hide-and-seek with startling results.

Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Ralph Steadman.
ContributionsSteadman, Ralph, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.D6312 Fl4
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5697209M
LC Control Number70099917


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