Paul Bunyan and other tall tales by Jane Mason

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Published by Scholastic in New York .

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  • United States.

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  • Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Folklore -- United States.,
  • Tall tales.,
  • Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) -- Legends.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementadapted by Jane Mason.
SeriesScholastic junior classics
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1960 vol. 18
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p. ;
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3665587M
ISBN 100439403243
LC Control Number2002555448
OCLC/WorldCa49285924

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