|Statement||Jan Knappert ; illustrations by Elizabeth Knappert.|
|LC Classifications||BL2400 .K53 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||272 p. :|
|Number of Pages||272|
|LC Control Number||98179085|
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