|Statement||[by] Claudia Lewis. Pictures: Franz Altschuler.|
|Contributions||Altschuler, Franz, illus.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.3.L585 St|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged)|
|LC Control Number||64007718|
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