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The story of the Chinese New Year race

Audrey Fuller

The story of the Chinese New Year race

from a Chinese legend

by Audrey Fuller

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by County of Avon Multi-Cultural Education Centre in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Spiral binding.

StatementAudrey Fuller ; illustrated by DerrickJohnson.
ContributionsAvon (England). Multi-Cultural Education Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23000874M


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