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Poems for a wider world

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Published by Longman Southern Africa in Cape Town .
Written in English


  • Children"s poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementselected by Norah Taylor and Juliet Marais Louw.
SeriesLongman"s anthologies, book 06
ContributionsLouw, Juliet Marais, joint comp.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.T2165 Pg
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5336200M
ISBN 100582571243
LC Control Number72189522

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