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A visit to the big house

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Houghton Mifflin , Boston
Prisons -- Fiction., Prisoners -- Fiction., Fathers -- Fiction., Family life -- Fic
About the Edition

Mother, Rose, and Willy go to prison to visit Daddy for the first time.

StatementOliver Butterworth ; illustrated by Susan Avishai.
ContributionsAvishai, Susan, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B9823 Vi 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1708227M
ISBN 100395528054
LC Control Number92009787
OCLC/WorldCa25631409

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A Visit to the Big House tells the story of the first time Rose and her little brother, Willy, go with their mother to visit their father in prison.

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