Ducks in America by Becky Arndt

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Published by OpenSky Press in Ashland, Or. (15097 Hwy. 66, Ashland, Or. 97520) .

Written in English

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Book details

Statementtext by Becky Arndt ; drawings by Alvey L. Jones.
ContributionsJones, Alvey L.
LC ClassificationsPS3551.R486 D83 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination43, [2] p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2078237M
LC Control Number88113014

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