2 edition of I want to be a ship captain found in the catalog.
I want to be a ship captain
by W. & R. Chambers
Written in English
Originally published, Children"s P., 1962.
|Statement||pictures by Felix Palm.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
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