Shaggy Dog"s tall tale by Donald Charles

Cover of: Shaggy Dog

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Shaggy Dog tells Calico Cat what happened to him when he fell into a deep puddle on a rainy day.

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Book details

Statementwritten and illustrated by Donald Charles.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C374 Sh
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4422061M
ISBN 100516036165
LC Control Number79026493

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