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The runaway settlers

Elsie Locke

The runaway settlers

by Elsie Locke

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London: Cape, 1965.

    Statement(by) Elsie Locke; illustrated by Antony Maitland.
    SeriesPuffin books
    ContributionsMaitland, Antony.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14950114M
    ISBN 100140304746
    OCLC/WorldCa16189491

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