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The Dancing Granny

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Hardcover published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)

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Hardcover
Published: February 1, 1977
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780689305481
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