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A little, aloud : an anthology of prose and poetry for reading aloud to someone you care for

Author: Angela Macmillan; Blake Morrison; Mary Lundquist; Reader Organisation.
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a selection of prose and poetry especially suitable for reading aloud - to your husband or wife, a sick parent or child, an elderly relative.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Macmillan; Blake Morrison; Mary Lundquist; Reader Organisation.
ISBN: 9780701185633 0701185635
OCLC Number: 642285973
Notes: "The publisher is donating all royalties in full from this book to The Reader Organization"--Title page verso.
Description: 463 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: edited by Angela Macmillan ; foreword by Blake Morrison ; illustrations by Mary Lundquist.

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