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P.T. Barnum (First Biographies)

David Wright (undifferentiated)

P.T. Barnum (First Biographies)

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Published by Steck-Vaughn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts,
  • Textbooks,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Biographical - United States,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMike White (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8072883M
    ISBN 100817268871
    ISBN 109780817268879


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Title Barnum's American Museum illustrated. Contributor Names Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), Created / Published.