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A Pod of Whales (Spilsbury, Louise. Animal Groups.) by Richard Spilsbury

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


  • Animals - Mammals,
  • Animals - Marine Life,
  • Whales,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8397252M
ISBN 101403407436
ISBN 109781403407436

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