Includes bibliographical references (p. 114).
|Statement||authors, Anna Chalmers, Jo Lynch, Helen Slyfield.|
|Contributions||Lynch, Jo., Slyfield, Helen.|
|LC Classifications||Z872.A1 C48 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 115 p. :|
|Number of Pages||115|
|LC Control Number||96131544|
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