Earth heroes champions of the oceans by Fran Hodgkins

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Published by Dawn Publications in Nevada City, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Oceanographers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementby Fran Hodgkins ; illustrations by Cris Arbo.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature
SeriesA sharing nature with children book
ContributionsArbo, Cris, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGC30.A1 H64 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23218602M
ISBN 109781584691198
LC Control Number2009017926
OCLC/WorldCa313649676

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