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7 edition of The topiary garden found in the catalog.

The topiary garden

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Orchard Books in New York .
Written in English

  • Self-esteem -- Fiction.,
  • Artists -- Fiction.,
  • Topiary work -- Fiction.,
  • Family life -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Camping with her father and brother at a motorcycle rally, young artist Liz Jackson meets an old woman named Sally Beck who disguised herself as a boy in her youth and worked as a gardener"s assistant at Carlton Hall.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJanni Howker ; with pictures by Anthony Browne.
    ContributionsBrowne, Anthony, 1946- ill.
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H845 To 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1102900M
    ISBN 100531068919
    LC Control Number94027867

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