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3 edition of The straggler found in the catalog.

The straggler

adventures of a sea bird

by Ester Wier

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by McKay in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Gannets,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Recounts the first year in a gannet"s life as it performs for the first time the tasks that will become patterns in an annual cycle.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Leonard Vosburgh
    ContributionsVosburgh, Leonard W., illus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.W63 St
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24769322M
    LC Control Number76097808

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