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|Statement||by Al Pittman.|
|LC Classifications||PR9199.3.P52 W47 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||63 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||96120386|
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Astri is a young girl who constantly compares her own life to the events in fairy tales. She expects trolls.