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Orlanda & the contest of thieves

Olga Cossi

Orlanda & the contest of thieves

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Published by Bookmakers Guild in Lakewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Italy.

    • About the Edition

      The orphan Orlanda enters a contest sponsored by the Lord Mayor of Naples and seeks to prove that she is the best at stealing the impossible.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesOrlanda and the contest of thieves.
      Statementstory by Olga Cossi ; illustrations by Tom Sarmo.
      ContributionsSarmo, Tom, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.C788 Or 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2195576M
      ISBN 100917665325
      LC Control Number89015107
      OCLC/WorldCa19980923

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