The Christmas bird by Sallie Ketcham

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Published by Augsburg in Minneapolis, MN .

Written in English

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A retelling of an English Christmas legend in which a robin is rewarded for its help warming the baby Jesus.

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Book details

Statementby Sallie Ketcham ; illustrated by Stacey Schuett.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.K53 Ch 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6780559M
ISBN 100806638710
LC Control Number00026665

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