The Star Child

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Lederer, Street & Zeus, 1955 - 47 pages
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User Review  - suarnawa1 - LibraryThing

This story is about a child who supposedly fell from the sky. A woodcutter found him in the woods and raised him as his own. He turned into a beautiful child and treated his other brothers and sisters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jill.Barrington - LibraryThing

A beautiful baby is found by a woodcutter abandoned in the woods. The woodcutter brings up the child as his own, but the child is conceited and ungrateful. One day, he is cursed with ugliness, which ... Read full review


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