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Published by BBC Scotland in (Edinburgh?) .

Written in English

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  • Scotland -- Juvenile literature.

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Statementeditedby Kenneth Cargill.
ContributionsCargill, Kenneth.
LC ClassificationsDA757.5
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,222,xxvip. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15065083M
ISBN 100563205989

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