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The miracle of flight by Richard Cromer

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Birds -- Flight -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

At head of title: Marlin Perkins" Wild kingdom.

Statementby Richard Cromer and the staff of Don Meier Productions. With an introd. by Marlin Perkins. Illustrated by Joseph Cellini.
ContributionsPerkins, Marlin., Don Meier Productions.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL698.7 .C75
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5603155M
LC Control Number68010112

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