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Children"s imaginative literature of the Commonwealth.

Children"s imaginative literature of the Commonwealth.

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Published by National Book League in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of Commonwealth Book Fair,17 October-7 November, 1973.

ContributionsNational Book League., Commonwealth Book Fair.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14563204M

  Aye, it’s bewildering and baffling, this infinite rich variety of children’s imaginative literature; and although I have seen sixty winters now, I never will find time to read a good many children’s books that stand on my daughters’ shelves. Life here below is so short—which, I suppose, is why you and I are made for eternity.


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