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Peter and the Jumbie

Dorothy Clewes

Peter and the Jumbie

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Robert Hales.
SeriesAntelope books
ContributionsHales, Robert.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14970708M
ISBN 100241017459
OCLC/WorldCa678973


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