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River in flood

Peggy Burns

River in flood

by Peggy Burns

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Published by Harvestime in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Tring , Lion Paperback, 1984.

StatementPeggy Burns ; illustrations, Stan Whittome.
SeriesHigh adventure
ContributionsWhittome, Stan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Pagination125p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17227003M
ISBN 100947714421
OCLC/WorldCa16872364

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