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The real thief.

William Steig

The real thief.

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


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When Gawain the goose is deserted by his friends after being unjustly convicted of stealing from his beloved king, the real thief is tortured by his conscience.

Edition Notes

j-80514

StatementStory and pictures by William Steig.
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23252462M
ISBN 100374362173


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