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Flaxen braids a chapter from a real Swedish childhood by Annette Turngren

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Published by T. Nelson and Sons in New York .
Written in English



  • Sweden.


  • Children -- Sweden.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Annette Turngren; pictures by Dorothy Bayley.
LC ClassificationsPZ9.F83 Fl
The Physical Object
Paginationix p., 1 l., 11-249 p. incl. front., illus., plates.
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6354984M
LC Control Number37015787

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