Tall animal tales amazing true stories from the star of TV"s Animal Hospital by Rolf Harris

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .

Written in English

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StatementRolf Harris, with Mark Leigh and Mike Lepine
ContributionsLeigh, Mark, Lepine, Mike
LC ClassificationsQL791 .H25 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination414 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24754759M
ISBN 100786235187
ISBN 109780786235186
LC Control Number2001034747

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