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Platypus Creek by Vanessa Giancamilli

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Published by Soundprints in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English


  • Platypus -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Platypus -- Fiction.

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About the Edition

On a starry night in Australia, a platypus digs a nesting burrow in the bank of a creek.

Edition Notes

Statementby Vanessa Giancamilli ; illustrated by Claude Thivierge.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
SeriesAmazing animal adventures
ContributionsThivierge, Claude, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.G348 Pl 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3293981M
ISBN 101592493521, 159249353X, 1592493548
LC Control Number2004014230

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