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The most wonderful thing in the world

Vivian French

The most wonderful thing in the world

by Vivian French

  • 207 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Candlewick Press in Somerville, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Princesses

  • About the Edition

    Stunning illustrations enhance a deft retelling of this classic tale of a king, a queen, a princess, legions of suitors, and a treasure hidden in plain sight.

    Edition Notes

    123 Childrens Plus, Inc.

    Statementwritten by Vivian French ; illustrated by Angela Barrett
    ContributionsBarrett, Angela, ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27197335M
    ISBN 100763675016
    ISBN 109780763675011
    OCLC/WorldCa903634656

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