True Sea Stories (True Adventure Stories)

by Henry Brook

Publisher: Usborne Books

Written in English
Cover of: True Sea Stories (True Adventure Stories) | Henry Brook
Published: Pages: 153 Downloads: 542
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  • Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Etc.),
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Adventure & Adventurers,
  • Readers - Chapter Books
The Physical Object
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7841705M
ISBN 10043979563X
ISBN 109780794507336

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