Seven wonders of the ancient world by Woods, Michael

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMichael Woods and Mary B. Woods.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesSeven wonders
ContributionsWoods, Mary B. 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5333 .W89 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23674583M
ISBN 109780822575689
LC Control Number2007040828

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