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Cautionary tales for children

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Published by Harcourt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conduct of life -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Children"s poetry, English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHilaire Belloc ; rediscovered and illustrated by Edward Gorey.
    GenreJuvenile poetry.
    ContributionsGorey, Edward, 1925-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6003.E45 C34 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3554267M
    ISBN 100151007152
    LC Control Number2002007963
    OCLC/WorldCa49922329


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