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Time past: historical fiction for young people

Shelagh Francis

Time past: historical fiction for young people

by Shelagh Francis

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Published by Cheshire County Council, Libraries and Museums, Chester Public Library] in [Chester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Historical fiction -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Children -- Books and reading.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementcompiled by Shelagh Francis, John L. Hirst.
    ContributionsHirst, John, 1910- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1037.9 .F72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p.
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5473403M
    ISBN 100903017032
    LC Control Number73176631

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