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Crick-crack Trinidad & Tobago folk tales by Eaulin Ashtine

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Published by U. W. I. Exra-Mural Dept. in [St. Augustine], Trinidad & Tobago .
Written in English


  • Tales -- Trinidad,
  • Tales -- Tobago

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Edition Notes

Statementretold by Eaulin Ashtine ; illustrated by Wilhelmina McDowell
SeriesNew world life and lore series ; special volume 1, New world life and lore series, special volume -- 1
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22783087M

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