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Children"s voices in Atlantic literature and culture

Children"s voices in Atlantic literature and culture

essays on childhood

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Published by Canadian Children"s Press in Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children in literature -- Congresses.,
  • Canadian literature -- Atlantic provinces -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Children -- Atlantic Provinces -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hilary Thompson.
    ContributionsThompson, Hilary., Thomas H. Raddall Symposium (4th : 1994 : Acadia University)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS8131.A85 C55 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21328535M
    ISBN 100920512127

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