A small bird sang.

by Anita Brooks

Publisher: John Day Co. in New York

Written in English
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Relates how the song of a small bird inspired the Maker of Days to create a perfect day.

Edition Notes


StatementIllus. by Deborah Ellis.
GenreJuvenile fiction
ContributionsEllis, Deborah.
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23251019M

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