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Wild boy the real life of the savage of Aveyron by Mary Losure

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Published by Candlewick Press in Somerville, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Abandoned children

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In 1798, a woodsman in southern France returned from the forest having captured a naked boy covered in scars and running wild, digging for food. So began the curious public life of the boy known as the Savage of Aveyron.

Edition Notes

StatementMary Losure ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
ContributionsEring, Timothy B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27142617M
ISBN 100763656690
ISBN 109780763656690
OCLC/WorldCa809315028

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