How big is a whale?

by Jinny Johnson

Publisher: Rand McNally in [Skokie, IL]

Written in English
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  • Animals -- Juvenile literature,
  • Size,
  • Animals

Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Michael Woods ; written by Jinny Johnson.
ContributionsWoods, Michael, 1943- ill.
LC ClassificationsQL799.3 .J64 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1120761M
ISBN 10052883729X
LC Control Number94047267

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