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The Penguin Quartet

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Penguins,
  • Jazz,
  • Musicians,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Tired of watching over their soon-to-be-hatched eggs, four father penguins form a jazz band and travel to New York to play at all the coolest clubs.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Arrhenius ; illustrations by Ingela Peterson
    ContributionsPeterson, Ingela, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.A74325 P56 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26423297M
    ISBN 100439104017
    ISBN 109780439104012
    OCLC/WorldCa43779318

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