Skyscraper Ted and other zany verse by Margot Bosonnet

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Published by Wolfhound Press, Dufour Eds. (US distributor) in Dublin, Chester Springs, PA .

Written in English

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  • Children"s poetry, English.,
  • Nonsense verses, English.,
  • Humorous poetry, English.,
  • English poetry.,
  • Nonsense verses.,
  • Humorous poetry.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMargot Bosonnet.
LC ClassificationsPR6052.O76 S59 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL895561M
ISBN 100863274064
LC Control Number95186727

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In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory.

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