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The gigantic turnip

Author: Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, graf; Niamh Sharkey
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Barefoot Books, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this traditional Russian tale, a farmer grows a turnip so big that it takes the combined efforts of him, his wife, six canaries, five geese, four hens, three cats, two pigs, one cow, and, finally, one mouse to pull it from the ground.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, graf; Niamh Sharkey
ISBN: 1902283120 9781902283128 9781841481579 1841481572
OCLC Number: 40991557
Notes: "A Barefoot beginner"--Page 4 of cover.
Originally published: United Kingdom : Barefoot Books Ltd., 1998.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Aleksei Tolstoy & Niamh Sharkey.

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In this traditional Russian tale, a farmer grows a turnip so big that it takes the combined efforts of him, his wife, six canaries, five geese, four hens, three cats, two pigs, one cow, and, finally, one mouse to pull it from the ground.

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