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Published by Routledge in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Children"s stories, English.,
  • Fantastic fiction, English.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jack Zipes.
ContributionsZipes, Jack.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.9
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 381 p. :
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22047157M
ISBN 100415901405

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