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Author McClung, Robert M.

Title Old Bet and the start of the American circus / Robert M. McClung ; illustrated by Laura Kelly.

Publication Info. New York : Morrow Junior Books, [1993]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL Second Floor - KKBB-2  E MCC    AVAILABLE
 Princeton PL Easy Picturebooks - PRGG-8  E F MCC    AVAILABLE
Description 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary Describes the performing career of the elephant Old Bet, whose traveling exhibition under the management of Hackaliah Bailey in the early nineteenth century gave rise to the tradition of the American circus.
Subject Old Bet (Elephant)
Circus animals.
Circus -- History.
Old Bet (Elephant) -- Juvenile literature.
Circus animals -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Circus -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Circus -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Kelly, Laura (Laura C.)
Kelly, Laura (Laura C.), illustrator.
Kelly, Laura, illustrator.
ISBN 0688106439 library binding
0688106420 trade

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