The Random House book of stories from the ballet by Geraldine McCaughrean

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Ballets -- Stories, plots, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ballets -- Stories, plots, etc.

Edition Notes

Previously published as: The Orchard book of stories from the ballet.

Book details

Other titlesOrchard book of stories from the ballet.
Statementretold by Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Angela Barrett.
ContributionsBarrett, Angela, ill., Random House (Firm)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1790.A1 M33 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1097958M
ISBN 10067987125X, 0679971254
LC Control Number94022640

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