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The fairy"s return by Gail Carson Levine

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English



  • Germany.


  • Fairy tales,
  • Folklore -- Germany

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About the Edition

The good-natured son of a baker wins the heart of a princess, with the help of a fairy and a magic goose.

Edition Notes

StatementGail Carson Levine ; illustrated by Mark Elliott.
ContributionsElliott, Mark, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.L4793 Fal 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3552024M
ISBN 100066238005, 0066238013
LC Control Number2002001681

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