|Statement||by Nancy C. Sawin, artist ; Esther R. Perkins, author.|
|Contributions||Perkins, Esther R.|
|LC Classifications||F189.C5 S39 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||83072983|
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