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Wally the Wordworm

by Clifton Fadiman

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Published by Stemmer House in Owings Mills, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vocabulary -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    A worm with a voracious appetite for words who has grown bored with those he finds in the tabloids, discovers the dictionary where his flagging appetite revives. Includes puns, puzzles, and plays on words.

    Edition Notes

    StatementClifton Fadiman ; illustrated by Lisa Atherton.
    ContributionsAtherton, Lisa, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.F13 Wal 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3167156M
    ISBN 10088045038X
    LC Control Number83009181
    OCLC/WorldCa9731455

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