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Writing books for young people

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Published by Writer, Inc. in Boston .
Written in English

  • Children"s literature -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Cross Giblin.
    LC ClassificationsPN147.5 .G5 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. ;
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2213524M
    ISBN 100871161583
    LC Control Number89036417

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