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3 edition of ant queen"s home and other stories found in the catalog.

ant queen"s home and other stories

Frances H. Rarig

ant queen"s home and other stories

by Frances H. Rarig

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Published by D.C. Heath and Company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Juvenile literature,
  • Readers and speakers -- Natural history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frances H. Rarig.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesHeath supplementary readers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL467 .R3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 170 p.
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6768991M
    LC Control Number32001373
    OCLC/WorldCa17647844

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