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Sawdust and Spangles The Amazing Life of W.C. Coup by Ralph Covert

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Published by Abrams Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Circus; Americana; picture book; aquarium,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Fiction - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Biography,
  • Circus,
  • Circus owners,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGiselle Potter (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11321715M
ISBN 100810993511
ISBN 109780810993518

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