Strange school stories by Mary Packard

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Published by Scholastic in New York .

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Statementby Mary Packard and the editors of Ripley Entertainment, Inc.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesRipley"s believe it or not, Ripley"s believe it or not (Scholastic, Inc.)
ContributionsRipley Entertainment, Inc.
LC ClassificationsAG243 .P245 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23276474M
ISBN 100439687748
LC Control Number2004304204

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