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6 edition of The magic peach found in the catalog.

The magic peach

a story from Japan

by Janet Palazzo-Craig

  • 129 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Troll in [Mahwah, N.J.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Japan.

    • About the Edition

      An extraordinary Japanese boy sets out to destroy the ogres who have terrorized his village for years.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesMomotaro. English.
      Statementretold by Janet Palazzo-Craig ; illustrated by Makiko Nagano.
      SeriesFirst-start legends
      ContributionsNagano, Makiko, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.P175 Mag 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL550407M
      ISBN 10081673996X
      LC Control Number96131603


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The Magic Peach book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. These easy-to-read stories, based on the Legends of the World series /5.

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