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Can an old dog learn new tricks? and other questions about animals by Buffy Silverman

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Published by Lerner Publications in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Miscellanea,
  • Children"s questions and answers,
  • Animals,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

About the Edition

Presents a variety of common sayings about animals and explains which are fact and which are fable.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-39) and index.

StatementBuffy Silverman ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson
SeriesIs that a fact?
ContributionsThompson, Colin W., ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL49 .S5167 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24813966M
ISBN 100822590832
ISBN 109780822590835
LC Control Number2009020587
OCLC/WorldCa361947821

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