The green book of Hob stories

by William Mayne

Publisher: Philomel Books in New York

Written in English
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More adventures of Hob the goblin who lives under the stairs, visible only to children, and whose job is to chase away trouble and keep the house in order.

Edition Notes

Statementby William Mayne ; illustrated by Patrick Benson.
ContributionsBenson, Patrick, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M4736 Gr 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination[25] p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3174942M
ISBN 100399210393
LC Control Number83017317

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The film was written by Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie and. Tony is given a copy of the Green Book by Don's record studio: a guide for black travelers to find safe havens throughout the segregated South.

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