The ghost child by Emma Tennant

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Published by Mammoth in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Heinemann, 1984.

Book details

StatementEmma Tennant ; illustrated by Charlotte Voake.
SeriesBanana books
ContributionsVoake, Charlotte.
The Physical Object
Pagination42p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22327513M
ISBN 100749717637

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