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Mweru the ostrich girl

Charity Waciuma

Mweru the ostrich girl

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Published by East African Publishing House in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementstory by Charity Waciuma ; pictures by Adrienne Moore.
SeriesLioncub books -- 6
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13744440M

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