Little Toot on the Mississippi /

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Author / Creator:Gramatky, Hardie, 1907-1979.
Edition:Weekly Reader Children's Book Club ed.
Imprint:New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c1973.
Description:[89] p. : ill. (part col.) ; 21 cm.
Subject:Tugboats -- Juvenile fiction.
Juvenile works.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy Gift of Barbara and Bill Yoffee, AB '52.
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Varying Form of Title:Weekly Reader children's book club presents Little Toot on the Mississippi
Other uniform titles:Barbara and Bill Yoffee Collection.
ISBN:0399608532 0399203648
Summary:Little Toot finally finds the old steamboats just in time to urge them out of retirement to save the bayou animals from the flooding Mississippi.
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Physical Description:[89] p. : ill. (part col.) ; 21 cm.
ISBN:0399608532 0399203648