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Gemstones/Book and Gemstones (The Natural Treasures Collector"s Kit)

Greg Henry Quinn

Gemstones/Book and Gemstones (The Natural Treasures Collector"s Kit)

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Published by Scholastic Trade .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Science & Technology - Earth Sciences,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJean Cassels (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10700679M
    ISBN 100590484907
    ISBN 109780590484909


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