By Brian Sutton-Smith,Jay Mechling,Thomas W. Johnson,Felicia McMahon
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Children's Folklore: A SourceBook (Garland Reference Library of Social Science) by Brian Sutton-Smith,Jay Mechling,Thomas W. Johnson,Felicia McMahon