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The long weekend

Troon Harrison

The long weekend

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beaches -- Fiction.,
  • Birthdays -- Fiction.,
  • Imagination -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    For his fifth birthday, James chooses to spend three days at the beach, during which his quiet adventures, with the help of his imagination, become an unforgettable treat.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTroon Harrison ; illustrated by Michael Foreman.
    ContributionsForeman, Michael, 1938- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H25616 Lo 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1393168M
    ISBN 100152488421
    LC Control Number93000307
    OCLC/WorldCa27974278


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