Old Mother West Wind. by Thornton W. Burgess

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.B8 Om6
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p.
Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL5800788M
LC Control Number60014148
OCLC/WorldCa1408742

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The animals of the Green Meadows and Green Forest have little adventures while Grandfather Frog tells stories to Mother West Wind's children, the Merry Little Breezes.

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Gentle lessons about nature and wildlife combined with the fun of a good story. 6 full-page black-and-white illustrations.

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