Two foals for Matilda by Carol Vaughan

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Published by White Lion Publishers in London (etc.) .

Written in English

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  • Children"s stories.

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Blackie, 1965.

Book details

Statement(by) Carol Vaughan ; illustrated by Constance Marshall.
The Physical Object
Pagination124p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20063681M
ISBN 100856862460

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