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Published by M.K. McElderry Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- California -- Folklore,
  • Indians of North America -- California -- Folklore

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A retelling of twenty-two legends about the creation of the world from a variety of California Indian tribes.

Edition Notes

Statementretold by Jane Louise Curry ; illustrated by James Watts.
ContributionsWatts, James, 1955- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.C15 C79 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2727457M
ISBN 100689504101
LC Control Number86021339
OCLC/WorldCa14379470

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