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The selfish giant a children"s musical based on the short story by Oscar Wilde by Perkins, David

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Published by Samuel French in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Musicals -- Juvenile -- Librettos.,
  • Giants -- Drama.,
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Edition Notes

Statementmusic, lyrics and adaptation by David Perkins ; additional lyrics by Caroline Dooley.
GenreJuvenile, Librettos., Drama., Stage guides.
ContributionsDooley, Caroline., Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
LC ClassificationsML50.P4615 S45 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3471053M
ISBN 100573081239
LC Control Number2005560594

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