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The old man and his birds

by Mirra Ginsburg

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seasons -- Fiction.,
  • Birds -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    A mysterious old man wears a rich robe, hiding birds that cause the seasons to change.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMirra Ginsburg ; pictures by Donna Ruff.
    ContributionsRuff, Donna, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G43896 Ol 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1417099M
    ISBN 100688046037, 0688046045
    LC Control Number93026705

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