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H. N. Abrams, May 1, 1977 - Social Science - 200 pages
33 Reviews
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of its publication, we're thrilled to reissue this phenomenal delight, which enjoyed 62 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. Fantasy and fun combine in this "real life" history.

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Review: Gnomes

User Review  - Agnieszka Mauch - Goodreads

When I was little, I deemed the book quite weird and scary. The illustrations were at fault, mostly. But I liked it nonetheless! Planning to re-read it so the rating will probably change. Read full review

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User Review  - Chris S. - Goodreads

I just love this book. I read it over and over while in school. When ever we had to go to the library I went straight to this book. Read full review


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Huygen is a dutch physician.

The late Poortvliet was one of Holland's and the world's favorite illustrators and authors.

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