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Fun, no fun by Stevenson, James

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Stevenson, James, 1929- -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature,
  • Stevenson, James, 1929-,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Illustrators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Authors, American,
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About the Edition

The author recalls events in his childhood and divides them into two important categories.

Edition Notes

Statementby James Stevenson.
LC ClassificationsPS3569.T4557 Z473 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1409545M
ISBN 100688116744, 0688116736
LC Control Number93018187

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