Australian children"s books a select list. by Children"s Book Council of Victoria.

Cover of: Australian children

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Written in English

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Edition Notes

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Book details

LC ClassificationsZ1037 .C535 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5717326M
LC Control Number70368024

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