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Published by Magi .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

English text with parallel Gujarati translation.

Statementwritten by Moy McCrory ; illustrated by Eleni Michael ; [Gujarati translation by Bhadra Patel].
ContributionsMichael, Eleni.
The Physical Object
Pagination(32)p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22164767M
ISBN 101854300474
OCLC/WorldCa21150516

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