yellow house by Grete Janus Hertz

Cover of: yellow house | Grete Janus Hertz

Published by Annick Press in Toronto .

Written in English

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Statementtext, Grete Janus Hertz ; illustrations, Iben Clante.
ContributionsClante, Iben.
The Physical Object
Pagination[54] p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20797732M
ISBN 100920236154

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