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Published by Whittlesey House in New York .
Written in English


  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Mice -- Juvenile fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Paul Galdone.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
ContributionsGaldone, Paul.
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13582885M

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