Includes bibliographical references (p. -148).
|Statement||John Hendrix, Susan Meadors, David Miller ; illustrations by Robin Whitfield.|
|Contributions||Meadors, Susan., Miller, David, 1952 Mar. 1-|
|LC Classifications||BV40 .H45 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 148 p. :|
|Number of Pages||148|
|LC Control Number||98030884|
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