True Desert Adventures (True Adventure Stories) by Gill Harvey

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Published by Usborne Books .

Written in English

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  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12278409M
ISBN 101580866794
ISBN 109781580866798
OCLC/WorldCa56532783

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