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The extraordinary tug-of-war

Letta Schatz

The extraordinary tug-of-war

by Letta Schatz

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Chicago: Follett, 1968.

Statementretold by Letta Schatz, illustrated by John Burningham.
ContributionsBurningham, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p.(chiefly col illus) ;
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16699778M
ISBN 100370015037
OCLC/WorldCa30298303

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .InBurningham—now known for Mr. Gumpy’s Outing and Granpa, among other stories—illustrated Letta Schatz’s The Extraordinary Tug-of-War, a retold West African folktale.

This edition reprints.John Burningham (27 April – 4 January ) was an English author and illustrator of children's books, especially picture books for young children. He lived in north London with his wife Helen Oxenbury, another illustrator.

His last published work was a husband-and-wife collaboration, There's Going to Be a New Baby (Walker Books, September ), written by Born: 27 AprilFarnham, Surrey, England.