8 edition of George Washington, a talk with his grandchildren found in the catalog.
by Child"s World, distributed by Childrens Press in Elgin, Ill, Chicago
Brief accounts of several incidents in the military career of George Washington.
|Statement||by Dorothy Fay Richards ; illustrated by John Nelson.|
|Contributions||Nelson, John, 1928-|
|LC Classifications||E312.66 .R53|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||78008564|
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