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6 edition of The five sisters found in the catalog.

The five sisters

by Margaret Mahy

  • 185 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paper dolls -- Fiction,
  • Sisters -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Before Sally"s Nana can finish filling in the faces on a row of paper dolls which she has cut out, the five sisters are whisked off on a series of extraordinary adventures.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret Mahy ; illustrated by Patricia MacCarthy.
    ContributionsMacCarthy, Patricia, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M2773 Fi 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL755487M
    ISBN 100670870420
    LC Control Number97150997
    OCLC/WorldCa36499574

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