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The mapmaker"s daughter by Mary-Claire Helldorfer

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Published by Bradbury Press, Collier Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International Pub. Group in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fairy tales.

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Suchen, the daughter of a mapmaker, goes on a journey through an enchanted land to find the king"s son.

Edition Notes

StatementM.C. Helldorfer ; illustrated by Jonathan Hunt.
ContributionsHunt, Jonathan, 1966- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.H367 Map 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination[40] p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2216095M
ISBN 100027435156
LC Control Number89039330

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